Motorists are being advised be careful on Derry’s roads this morning after icy roads were blamed for a spate of accidents in and around the city last night.
In the most serious incident, a woman was taken to hospital following a three-vehicle collision on the Glenshane Road close to its turn-off to Claudy.
Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
In the city, a local councillor said it was lucky no one was injured when a car demolished a perimeter wall (pictured) of a house at Grangemore Park.
Sinn Fein Councillor Colly Kelly said “This must have been a very frightening experience for anyone caught up in this incident.
“Anyone living in Grangemore would tell you that this is a very busy road with traffic and pedestrians going to and from the local shops.
“It was a very foggy night and there was a lot of ice about so this could have been much worse.”
The previous night, the old Rossdowney Road in the Waterside area was closed after a car overturned in what police described as “treacherous” road conditions.
The collisions occurred after it was revealed this week that the number of road gritters in the city had been reduced from six to four.
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