Teenager seriously injured in Derry RTC

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A teenager has been seriously injured after being hit by a car in Derry.

Police say the 17-year old male was struck by a car shortly after 8:30pm on the Buncrana Road.

“Shortly after 8.30pm it was reported that a collision had occurred between a car and a male pedestrian. The 17 year old male pedestrian was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries which are described as serious. The Buncrana Road has now reopened to traffic,” a PSNI spokesman said.

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