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14th Aug 2023

Young boy in critical condition after being hit by car in Co. Cork

Kat O'Connor

The accident occurred in Co. Cork on Saturday morning.

A young boy is in a critical condition in hospital after he was struck by a car in Co. Cork.

According to reports, the young boy was cycling when he was hit by a car on Saturday, August 12th.

He was cycling his bike when a car hit him on Cork Road into Carrigaline at around 9.20 am.

Emergency services rushed to the scene following the incident but confirmed the boy is in critical condition.

According to CorkBeo, he was taken to Cork University Hospital following the accident. However, he has since been transferred to Temple Street Hospital in Dublin.

A Garda investigation has been launched following the road accident. The scene was examined by the Garda Forensic Collision Investigators, but it has since reopened.

Gardaí in Cork are urging witnesses to come forward following the accident. They’re particularly interested in speaking to road users who may have footage.

A spokesperson told The Irish Mirror:

“A male child pedal cyclist, was seriously injured when a collision occurred between a car and the pedal cyclist.

“He was transferred from the scene to Cork University Hospital and has since been transferred to CHI at Temple Street.

They added, “He remains in critical condition.”

Anyone with relevant information can contact Togher Garda Station on (021) 494 7120.

Witnesses can also call the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any local Garda Station.