Published Thursday, 19 September 2013
Police chased the car before arresting a man. (© Pacemaker)
The vehicle crashed into a stone pillar on the Cavehill Road resulting in the driver and two women passengers having to be taken to hospital in the early hours of Thursday.
One of the women is in intensive care in a stable condition while the other was discharged.
The chase started when police discovered the car - which had been stolen during a house burglary in Lisburn - in Great Victoria Street at around 12.20am.
Officers approached it but the driver sped off.
They gave chase through the Millfield area and onto the Cavehill Road, where the vehicle collided with a stone pillar.
The driver, a 22-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of a number of driving offences.
He was taken to hospital for his injuries - along with two women aged 24 and 26 - but has since been discharged and is now being questioned at Musgrave Street custody suite.
Fire and ambulance crews attended the scene of the crash and helped the patients.
A statement from the NIFRS said: "The three all aged in their 20s were given oxygen and first aid at the scene and two of them were taken to hospital by ambulance."
The incident has been reported to the Police Ombudsman's office.
A police spokesperson explained that the car was stolen in Lisburn at some point between Sunday night and Monday morning, when an intruder broke into a home and lifted the keys and a number of "electronic items", before making off in the vehicle.
© UTV News