Police can confirm that a teenage boy has died following a collision between a car and a bicycle in the Springfield Road area of west Belfast earlier today, Friday 3 January.
Inspector David McBride said:
“Very sadly, a young cyclist has lost his life today. He was 13-year-old Eoin Hamill from the local area.
“I am appealing to anyone who was in the Springfield Road area between 4.15pm and 4.45pm and who witnessed this collision, or who may have captured dash cam footage, to get in touch as soon as possible. Please contact us on 101 quoting reference number 1302 of 03/01/20.
“A man has been arrested and is currently assisting with our enquiries.”
The Springfield Road remains closed at this time.