A man knocked down at a zebra crossing on the Lecky Road in Derry is being treated in hospital.

The incident took place around pm last night.

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) confirmed it received a 999 call at 10.03pm following reports that a male patient had been knocked down in the Lecky Road area.

A spokesperson said: "NIAS despatched two Rapid Response Paramedics and an Emergency crew to the incident.

"Following initial assessment and treatment at the scene, a male patient was taken by ambulance to Altnagelvin Area Hospital>"

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