Boy, 8, hospitalised after being hit by car in Cork

Boy, 8, hospitalised after being hit by car in Cork

An eight-year-old boy was brought to Cork University Hospital earlier this evening with non-life threatening injuries after he was hit by a car in Whitechurch, north of Cork city, just after 7pm.

“Gardaí in Gurranabraher are investigating a RTC that occurred at Whitechurch this evening Friday, 31st May, 2019 at 7.20pm," a garda spokesperson said.

"An 8-year-old boy was struck by a car and was removed to CUH with non life-threatening injuries,” the garda press office confirmed.

The driver of the car is a female in her thirties, who was uninjured.

Gardai say investigations are ongoing.

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