Abusive to police after car crash

A passenger in a vehicle involved in a car crash was abusive to police when they enquired about his welfare, Derry Magistrate’s Court has heard.

Steven Coyle (24) of Strabane Old Road shouted abuse at officers and when he was asked to calm down he became violent and was handcuffed. He was fined £200 and given a two month jail term which was suspended for a year.