Child pedestrian seriously hurt in Kilkenny crash, witnesses sought by Gardaí

Dundalk gardai investigating ‘suspicious approach’ near local school

Dundalk gardai investigating ‘suspicious approach’ near local school

A witness appeal has been launched for a serious road traffic collision in Kilkenny where a child has been seriously hurt.

Gardaí in Thomastown are appealing for witnesses in relation to a serious injury road traffic collision that occurred on Station Road, Thomastown on Sunday evening August 15 at approximately 7.50pm.

They say that a young pedestrian boy was struck by a vehicle. The boy was removed from the scene by ambulance and taken to St Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny in a serious condition. He has since been transferred to Temple Street Hospital. The driver of the car was uninjured.

A forensic collision investigation took place at the scene.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision to come forward. Any road users who were travelling on Station Road, Thomastown on the evening of Sunday and who may have camera footage (including dash cam) is asked to make it available to Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Thomastown Garda Station on (056) 7754150, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

Investigations are ongoing.

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