Following our report earlier this morning, the PSNI has confirmed two men have died following a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the Ravenhill Road last night, Saturday 22 January.
Chief Inspector Wendy Pollock said; “At around 9.10pm, it was reported that two cars, a black Ford Focus and a blue Skoda Octavia were involved in the collision.
“The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service attended and five people were taken to hospital. Tragically, two men have passed away. One was a passenger in the Ford Focus and one was a passenger in the Skoda Octavia.
“The Ravenhill Road was closed overnight but has since been reopened.”
“Our enquires are continuing and anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed the incident or who has dashcam footage or any other information, should contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1736 22/01/22.”