Police in Coleraine can confirm that a teenage boy has died following a road traffic collision at Newbridge Road on Saturday 26th November.
The boy was struck by a white coloured car at around 6.30pm. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later. The white car failed to stop at the scene of the collision and was located in the Magherafelt area several hours later following police enquiries. A 23 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving causing death and a number of other offences. He remains in police custody this morning.
D/Sgt Wallace has appealed for anyone who witnessed the collision or who has any information to contact police in Coleraine or officers at the Collision Investigation Unit on 101.