Man critical after serious crash in Londonderry

Police said a man is in a critical condition.

A man is in a critical condition following a crash in Londonderry.

Police said the pedestrian aged in his 40s was involved in a collision with a car in the Strand Road area of the city in the early hours of Sunday.

Ambulance crews attended the scene and he was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

"Around 1.40am, police received a report of a collision involving a pedestrian and a black Volkswagen Golf," a PSNI spokesperson said.

"Officers attended, along with colleagues from the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service, and one man, aged in his forties, was taken to hospital for treatment to serious injuries. He remains in a critical condition at this time.

"If you were in the area at the time and saw anything which may assist us, or you have CCTV, dashcam or other video footage, please contact us on 101."

The Strand road has been re-opened.

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