Northern Ireland

Three men charged after Belfast police chase ends in crash

Agnes Street
Image caption The police chase happened in Agnes Street, off the Shankill Road

Three men have been charged after a police car chase in Belfast, in which a suspected stolen vehicle crashed into another vehicle before hitting a wall.

It happened in Agnes Street, off the Shankill Road, just after 11:00 GMT on Friday.

Three men aged 40, 32, and 26 have been charged with a number of offences.

These include aggravated vehicle taking and going equipped for theft.

The men, aged 40 and 26 are due to appear at Belfast Magistrates Court on Saturday. The 32-year-old man is due to appear at the same court on 30 December.

All charges are to be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

A woman who was in the vehicle hit by the car was taken to hospital after the collision. Police said her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.