Strand Road partially closed at Derry PSNI barracks due to car fire close to the station

The Strand Road is partially closed at the PSNI barracks as police investigate a car fire close to the station.

Tuesday, 23rd March 2021, 12:49 pm
The scene at Strand Road barracks this morning.

The PSNI said: "Strand Road remains closed at present after a car fire close to the police station. The circumstances of the incident are currently subject to investigation. Diversions are in place."

The City Centre Initiative (CCI) urged people to avoid the area.

"Due to an ongoing incident, Strand Road is closed to vehicular access between the junctions of Lawrence Hill and Bayview Terrace (Asylum Road).

Forensic officers examine the car opposite the barracks.

"Motorists are advised to find an alternative route. Access to North West Regional College is unaffected," said the CCI.