Police appeal for witnesses

A teenager remains in a ‘serious’ condition at the Royal Victoria Hospital after he was struck by a car in Derry on Monday night.

The 17 year-old was struck by a car on the Buncrana Road, close to the traffic lights at Templemore Sports Complex.

The road was closed to traffic for a short time while police conducted an investigation. Officers have since issued an appeal for information from anyone who may have been traveling on the Buncrana Road.

A spokesperson for the PSNI confirmed: “Shortly after 8.30pm it was reported a collision had occurred between a car and a male pedestrian.

“The 17 year-old pedestrian was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries which are described as serious. Police would appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone who was travelling on the Buncrana Road around this time to contact them at Strand Road Police Station on 0845 600 8000.”