Gardaí in Cork appealing for witnesses after boy, 6, knocked down 

Gardaí in Cork appealing for witnesses after boy, 6, knocked down 

Update: Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a six-year-old boy was knocked down in Cork earlier this evening. 

The boy was taken to hospital, but Gardaí say his injuries are not believed to be serious. The driver of the car was not injured. 

"Gardaí and fire services attended the scene of a collision involving a car (MPV) and a pedestrian at Harbour View Road, Knocknaheeney shortly after 6pm," a Garda spokesperson said.  

"The pedestrian, a six-year-old boy, was taken by ambulance to Cork University Hospital. 

"The driver of the car, male 30s was not injured. Witnesses are asked to contact Gurranabraher Garda Station 021 494 6200."

Earlier: Emergency services in Cork are currently dealing with an incident on the northside of the city.

The incident, which is believed to be traffic-related, occurred shortly before 6:30pm in Hollyhill. 

AA Roadwatch has stated:

"In the city, emergency services are dealing with an incident in Hollyhill at the junction of Harbour View Rd and Courtown Drive. 

"Traffic is slowing on approach and caution is advised along that stretch.

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