Two people arrested after woman struck by scrambler bike

The scene of a major collision at the Springbank pond in the Colin Glen Forest Park
The scene of a major collision at the Springbank pond in the Colin Glen Forest Park

The PSNI said it is investigating what it called a “serious collision” between a scrambler motorbike and a pedestrian.

The pedestrian – a woman – was taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital.

The scene of a major collision at the Springbank pond in the Colin Glen Forest Park

The scene of a major collision at the Springbank pond in the Colin Glen Forest Park

Her condition at time of writing was described as “critical” by the Belfast health trust.

Police said the crash had happened at about 6pm in Colin Glen Forest Park, in south-west Belfast.

Police initially said one man was arrested. He is currently in police custody.

Later in the evening, they added that a second male had also been arrested.

The scene of the collision

The scene of the collision

Inspector James Murphy appealed to anyone who was in the Colin Glen area and may have witnessed this incident to contact police on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 1041 19/07/16.

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