Teen arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after two pedestrians struck by car

by Q Radio News

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after two pedestrians were struck by a car in Ballymoney. 

It happened in the Carnany Estate area at around 7pm. 

Police received a report that a man had been struck by a vehicle in the Carnany Park area. 

A short time later a further report was received that a woman had been struck in the Carnany Road. 

Both were treated in hospital for injuries which aren't believed to be life threatening. 

(Scene in the Carnany area of Ballymoney - Pic McAuley multimedia) 

Officers were given details about the car believed to have been involved and it was located outside a property in the Sprucefield Drive area of Coleraine. 

The 17-year-old suspect was detained and remains in custody at this stage. 

Meanwhile, a 30-year-old man was arrested on a number of offences including suspicion of making threats to kill, threats to damage property.

He also remains in custody. 

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