Man arrested after mother and daughter hit-and-run incident
Published 21/07/2013 | 17:51
A man has been arrested after a mother and daughter were injured in a hit-and-run incident on a beach.
Police said the woman was with the child on Benone beach in Co Derry when they were reportedly struck by a red BMW shortly before 1pm.
The pair were taken to hospital where their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
Police said that in a follow-up search of the surrounding area, officers discovered the car a short time later on the Baranailt Road.
A 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of a number of road traffic offences and was taken into custody.
Police in Limavady have appealed for information.