A journalist with The Derry Journal newspaper, Mr McLaughlin also takes part in sports programmes with the city’s Drive 105 community radio station and is well-known for his coverage of Derry City FC and Institute FC.
He was taken to hospital by air ambulance following the accident near a service station in Eglinton on Sunday afternoon.
It is understood he is being treated for back injuries.
Richard Moore of Drive 105 said everyone at the station was sending their best wishes for his recovery.
“Kevy is very much part of our Match Night Live team where his incredible knowledge of sport is always well received. Everyone at Drive 105 wishes him a speedy recovery and a speedy return to sport.”
In a post on Twitter Derry City also sent “best wishes for a speedy recovery to our friend and colleague.”
We wish Kevin a speedy recovery.