Police are appealing for information following a two vehicle road traffic collision in Whiteabbey this evening, Saturday 26th August, which resulted in two children being brought to hospital.

The collision occurred on the Shore Road around 6.15pm. A red BMW travelling towards Carrickfergus was in collision with a blue Ford Focus. A number of passengers of both vehicles, including two children, were treated by ambulance crews.

The driver of the BMW made off from the scene and enquiries remain ongoing tonight to detain the driver. 

Sergeant Dickson said: "I would appeal to anyone who was in the Shore Road area during this time, who witnessed anything or has dash-cam footage to contact us on 101 quoting 1530 26/08/23."

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org/

A report can also be made online using the non-emergency reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/


UPDATE: Police investigating a road traffic collision in Whiteabbey on Saturday, 26th August have made an arrest.

The 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, along with failure to stop, remain and report where an accident occurred causing injury. He remains in custody at this time.

Enquiries into the circumstances of the collision are continuing. Police would appeal for anyone who was in the Shore Road area around 6.15pm and who may have relevant dashcam or other footage to contact them on 101, quoting reference number 1530 of 26/08/23.