A YOUNG girl was taken to hospital after she was struck by a car while cycling in Limerick city on Friday evening.
Gardai at Roxboro Road have launched an investigation into the incident, which occurred at around 5.40pm in a busy residential area in Dooradoyle.
A spokesperson for the gardai confirmed that the child, who is understood to be five years old, was taken to University Hospital Limerick "with non-life threatening injuries".
No other individuals were injured. Investigations are ongoing, the spokesperson said.