Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of police following Derry car chase

psni carA 24 year old man has been arrested following a two vehicle crash that occurred on the Caw roundabout in Derry just before 12.30pm today.

A grey Skoda Superb was stolen in a creeper burglary in the Lindenwood Park area in the early hours of the morning.

This car was later spotted by police just before 12.20pm.

A police pursuit was in place when the stolen car was involved in a collision with another car. It is not believed that anyone was seriously injured in this collision, however two police officers who were on foot were injured in their attempts to get out of the way when the stolen car drove at them.

Another officer was injured when making the arrest. None are believed to have received any serious injuries.

The 24 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary, two counts of attempted murder of police officers, breach of bail and various road traffic offences.

He is currently assisting police with their enquiries.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the Skoda Superb in the area at the time or who may have witnessed the rtc to contact detectives at Strand Road Police Station.