Three schoolchildren have been “knocked down” in a road accident in South Belfast.
The young people, who are understood to be teenagers, were involved in the accident near a busy bus stop at Ormeau Road shortly after 8am. Their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
Emergency services were scrambled to the scene of the accident, opposite John’s Avenue, following a 999 call at 8.10am.
Three accident and emergency crews and rapid response paramedics rushed to the scene of the accident with four ambulance officers.
Police and Northern Ireland Ambulance Service remain in attendance at the scene of the accident.
A Northern Ireland Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Three young people were taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.”
A PSNI spokesman said: “Police and Northern Ireland Service are currently at the scene of the road traffic collision involving a vehicle and three pedestrians.
“At this stage it is believed the pedestrians have sustained minor injuries.”
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