Tuesday 23 January 2018

Man arrested after mother and daughter hit-and-run incident

Ed Carty

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.

Press Association

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