Female pedestrian dies following multi-vehicle collision in Belfast

A female pedestrian has died following a road accident on the M1 motorway in Belfast last night.

Police in the north have confirmed that the woman was killed as a result of the multi-vehicle collision at Dunmurry Lane, just after 10pm.

Reports suggest that up to nine cars could have been involved and multiple ambulances and police cars were at the scene.

Inspector John Millar has urged anyone who may have witnessed the accident to come forward.

“We are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to contact police on the non-emergency number 101.”

A section of the motorway had been closed off for an extended period of time, however it was reopened to traffic this morning.