Girl sustains serious injuries after being knocked down

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A young girl has sustained serious injuries after being knocked down in the Creggan area of Derry last night.

Police say they received a report at approximately 7.40 pm that a young girl had been knocked down by a blue motorcycle. The girl sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

The PSNI say they have arrested a 23 year old male on suspicion of dangerous driving causing grievous bodily injury, failing to stop and failing to remain. The male is currently helping police with their enquiries.

Police would appeal to anyone who was in the area and witnessed the accident or has any information as to the whereabouts of the blue motorcycle to contact them at Strand Road on 0845 600 8000.