Man injured in Derry assault

A man's been seriously injured in Derry after he was assaulted and struck with a van.

Detectives at Strand Road are appealing for witnesses to the incident in Drumleck Gardens during the early hours of this morning.

They say a 32 year old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was assaulted and struck by a van at around 1.40am.

The assailant then made off in the van, which is believed to be a blue Vauxhall.