Boy, 10, seriously injured in Offaly road accident

Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore.

A 10-year-old boy is in hospital after being seriously injured in a traffic accident in Co. Offaly.

Gardaí in Tullamore are investigating the accident on the Tullamore to Rahan Rd which happened at around 9.15am.

The boy was seriously injured in the collision at Ballykilmurray, two miles outside Tullamore, and was taken by ambulance to Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore.

The road has been closed for a forensic examination and diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the collision to contact the Gardai in Tullamore on 057 9327600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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