GARDAÍ are appealing for witnesses after a child was struck by a car in a Laois village today.
A young girl suffered minor injuries in the road accident in Ballylinan this afternoon.
The Laois Roads Policing Unit said they are investigating the circumstances of a road traffic collision, which happened at about 3.30pm in Rahin Wood.
Issuing a photograph of the location (above) the unit confirmed that the girl received minor injuries “following contact with a car”.
Gardai are anxious to speak to the driver of the car and any further witnesses. Anyone with information that coud help the investigation is asked to contact Portlaoise gardaí at 057 8674100.
Gardaí added: “ If you passed through the area at the time and have dashcam footage, please let us know.”