Pensioner dies after being hit by car in Derry - Londonderry

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By David Hunter

A man aged in his 80’s has died in hospital after being hit by a car in Derry Londonderry. 

The pedestrian was knocked down by a silver Citroen Car near the crescent link shortly after 8 last night. 

The man was taken to hospital but has since died as a result of his injuries.

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."

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