Police on the hunt for three males who fled abandoned car after Foyle Bridge crash

The Foyle Bridge, Derry
-Credit: (Image: Justin Kernoghan/Belfast Live)

Police remain on the lookout for three males who reportedly abandoned their car on the Foyle Bridge in Derry after it crashed into the central reservation and traffic cones early on Monday morning.

The abandoned car, a black Volkswagen Passat, has since been removed from the busy bridge linking Derry's cityside and Waterside.

A single-vehicle collision was reported to police at 5.50am on Monday and searches for the three males got underway during the morning.

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A spokesperson for the PSNI said: "Police in Derry/Londonderry are appealing for witnesses and information about a single-vehicle road traffic collision on the city-bound lane of the Foyle Bridge that was reported at 5.50am today, Monday 10 June.

"It's reported three males made off from the vehicle - a black Volkswagen Passat - after it reportedly hit the central reservation and traffic cones."

The police spokesperson added: "Anyone who captured footage of the collision, or know of the whereabouts of those involved, is asked to call 101, quote reference number 174 of 10/06/24 or submit a report online via https://www.psni.police.uk/report A report can also be made anonymously to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org"

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