Fresh appeal over fatal Co. Derry collision

Fresh appeal over fatal Co. Derry collision

POLICE investigating a fatal road traffic collision near Claudy in Co. Derry in the early hours of Saturday, August 18 are making a fresh appeal for information.  

Eamon McCafferty, 58, was walking on the Foreglen Road when he was struck by a blue Hyundai I10 at around 2am that day.

Police now want to trace the occupants of a car in the vicinity who may have witnessed the incident.


“We are appealing to the occupant(s) of a white-coloured Audi A4 which was travelling on the Foreglen Road from the direction of Dungiven towards Claudy between 1.55am and 2.10am to contact us as we believe they may have seen Mr McCafferty / the blue Hyundai car prior to the collision,” said Constable Joanne Boyd.

“We would also ask drivers who have dashcam fitted in their cars or motorcyclists with helmet cameras who may have been on this road at the time of the collision to get in touch with us on 101, quoting reference 154 of 18/08/18.”