Driver of stolen car killed in lorry collision in Dunmurry

The accident happened on the McKinstry Road in Dunmurry

A 22-year-old Dunmurry man has been killed after the stolen car he was driving was involved in a collision with a van on the outskirts of south Belfast.

The accident happened on the McKinstry Road in Dunmurry on Friday morning.

Police said they believed the car, a Chevrolet Captiva, was stolen during a creeper style burglary in Harmony Hill in Lisburn earlier on Friday.

A 21-year-old woman in the car and the lorry driver were treated in hospital.

Their injuries were not life-threatening.

The 21-year-old woman was later arrested on suspicion of burglary and allowing herself to be carried - she was later bailed pending further enquiries.

The McKinstry Road remains closed.

Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone who was travelling on the McKinstry Road around 08:00 GMT on Friday to contact them.

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