Youth struck by car at Ardan Road in Culmore

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 17:25 -- Editor

POLICE at Strand Road in Derry are appealing for information about a traffic collision.

At about 7.30pm on Friday, 30th, a 13-year-old youth was hit by a car at the junction of Ardan Road with Culmore Road.

The driver stopped and spoke to the youth, then drove him home.

Constable McAllister, the investigating officer, said that the driver did not speak to the youth’s family, nor did he provide any personal details or report the collision.

“We are seeking information to establish the identity of the driver.  He is described as being in his aged in his 40s with black hair and a black moustache.  He was driving a grey car, possibly a Porsche or a Toyota MR2, with a Donegal registration.”

The youth was taken to hospital for injuries to his ankles to be assessed.
Information can be given on the police non-emergency number, 101, quoting reference number 1000 of January 30th 2015.