A TEENAGER is seriously ill in hospital after being knocked down.
The Buncrana Road in Derry has nnow reopened after being closed overnight following the accident down near Templemore Sports Complex in the city.
The 17-year-old pedestrian was rushed to Altnagelvin Hospital with serious injuries.
The incident occurred close to the Buncrana Road-Templegrove junction shortly after 8.30pm.
The road had been closed from the Branch Roundabout and the entrance of Templegrove and traffic was diverted via Coshquin Road and Whitehouse.
The road has now reopened and traffic is flowing normally.
Police have appealed to anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone who was travelling on the Buncrana Road around this time to contact them at Strand Road Police Station on 0845 600 8000.