Tuesday 26 September 2017

Man charged after girl (7) seriously injured in 'hit and run'

Lyndsey Telford

A man has been charged with a string of motoring offences following an alleged hit-and-run accident involving a child.

The seven-year-old girl was left badly injured after the incident at Creggan Heights, Derry, on Friday evening.

Police in Foyle have charged a 23-year-old man, who was arrested on Saturday, with dangerous driving causing grievous bodily injury, having no licence, failing to stop, failing to remain at the scene and a number of other motoring offences.

He will appear before Derry Magistrates' Court tomorrow.

The Public Prosecution Service is to review all the charges.

A 21-year-old man who was also arrested has been released on bail.

Press Association

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