Northern Ireland

Lisburn Road, Belfast: Man critical after hit-and-run

The incident happened on the Lisburn Road close to Wellesley Avenue
Image caption The incident happened on the Lisburn Road close to Wellesley Avenue

A man in his 40s is critically ill in hospital following a hit-and-run in Belfast.

It happened on the Lisburn Road close to Wellesley Avenue at about 22:00 BST on Saturday.

Police believe the silver coloured car involved may have significant frontal damage. It drove up the Lisburn Road and may then have turned left in the direction of the Malone Road.

Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them.