Police Ombudsman’s Office investigating police actions prior to fatal collision

Incident Date: 19.04.2018

Investigators from the Police Ombudsman’s Office are investigating the circumstances leading up to the fatal collision which happened on the Ballysillan Road in Belfast this morning (19 April 2018).

A spokesman for the Office said: “The PSNI informed us that its officers had been involved in a pursuit of a vehicle involved in the collision. A stinger device is also believed to have been used by police.

“We are now investigating the actions taken by police in the period prior to the collision.  Our investigators have been at scene and are continuing to make enquiries.

“I would also like to take this opportunity to express our sympathies to the family and friends of the woman who died.”

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