Thursday 23 November 2017

Man arrested after young girl seriously injured in hit-and-run

Lyndsey Telford

A man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run incident in which a young girl was knocked down.

The 23-year-old suspect was being quizzed about the incident, which happened in the Creggan Heights area of Londonderry on Friday evening.

He was detained on suspicion of dangerous driving causing grievous bodily injury, failing to stop and failing to stay at the scene.

The victim was seriously injured and taken to hospital after she was hit by a blue motorcycle at around 7.40pm.

Police in Foyle have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Press Association

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