A young boy is being treated for serious injuries following a road accident in Offaly earlier this week.
Gardaí attended the scene of a serious road traffic collision involving a cyclist and a car on a local road in the townland of Killurin, the Killurin to Gurteen Road at approximately 1pm on Tuesday, April 16.
The 12-year-old cyclist has been taken to Beaumont Hospital with serious injuries, gardai confirmed.
Garda Forensic Collision Investigators carried out an inspection at the scene.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Tullamore Garda station on (057)9327600.