Boy, 7, critical after hit-and-run in Cork; man arrested

A man has been arrested after a hit-and-run incident left a young County Cork boy in a critical condition in hospital.

The seven-year-old boy is in a critical condition in Cork University Hospital.

The child was playing in Ballymacoda village near Youghal at lunchtime when he was struck by a car which failed to stop.

The boy was rushed to Cork University Hospital where his condition is described as critical.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

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