A TWO-YEAR-OLD boy is being treated in hospital after he was knocked down near his home in the city.
The toddler was knocked down shortly before 7pm last night as he was playing at Quarry Road, Thomondgate.
He was initially taken to St John’s Hospital with serious injuries but was later transferred to the Mid Western Regional Hospital where he was detained overnight.
It is understood the boy sustained serious facial injuries in the incident but that his conditiion is not life threatening.
A female driver was questioned by gardai at the scene but no arrests have been made.
Gardai at Mayorstone station are investigating the incident.