27 Jun 2022

Schoolboy (7) knocked down in Offaly crash

He was treated for his injuries

Schoolboy (7) knocked down in Offaly crash

Gardai are investigating the circumstances of a road crash in which a seven year old boy was knocked down.

The young boy was crossing between traffic and was struck by a vehicle.

The accident happened on Monday, October 30, at around 3.45pm at Patrick's Street in Portarlington.

The boy suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital in Dublin as a precaution. 

Gardai are urging parents to be vigilant for their children near roads tonight for Halloween. 

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.

Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.