Belfast Telegraph

Man (80s) killed after being hit by car in Northern Ireland road crash

Police are investigating (stock photo)
Police are investigating (stock photo)

Police have confirmed a man aged in his 80s died after he was hit by a car.

He had been walking in the Crescent Link area of Derry on Thursday at around 8pm.

Inspector Louise Cummings said: “The collision involving a silver Citroen car and a pedestrian occurred at around 8pm on Thursday evening.

"The injured man was taken to hospital but sadly passed away from his from injuries. The driver of the car was spoken to by officers at the scene and the road was closed for a number of hours following the collision, but has since re-opened.

“Our enquiries are ongoing and I would ask any witnesses to the collision or anyone who may have dash-cam footage to contact officers at Strand Road on 101 quoting reference number 1231 14/03/19.”

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