Man dies after falling from Peace Bridge


A man rescued from the River Foyle this morning shortly after 10am, has passed away at Altnagelvin Hospital.

Local PSNI spokesperson confirmed, “The man was seen to fall from the Peace Bridge at about 10am.

“Police alerted Foyle Search and Rescue who recovered the man and brought him to shore within 12 minutes of the alarm being raised.

“He was attended by paramedics and taken to Altnagelvin Hospital, but passed away at around 1pm.

Police have asked for anyone with information about the incident to contact the police non-emergency number, 101, or call Crimestoppers Charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.