Two children knocked off bicycle in collision with SUV driver in Tipperary

— 10-year-old boy airlifted to Temple St with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Two children were knocked off a bicycle in collision with SUV driver in Tipperary yesterday, according to the Gardai.

Celine Ross at the Garda press office said: “Gardaí and emergency services attended a road traffic collision at Moyne, Thurles, Tipperary. The incident involving a jeep and two youths on a pedal cycle, occurred on the 19th August 2019 at approximately 5.50pm.

She added: “A 6-year-old male was taken to Clonmel Hospital in a stable condition and a 10-year-old male was airlifted to Temple St with serious but non-life threatening injuries.”

Local media website tipperarylive.ie reported: “It is believed that they were on their bicycles and came out of a driveway and were hit by a car being driven by a local woman.

I am editor of IrishCycle.com and have reported on and commented on cycling in Ireland for over a decade. My background is in journalism -- I have a BA in Journalism from DCU and HDip in Print Journalism from BCFE. I wrote about cycling for national newspapers, and then started CyclingInDublin.com for overflow stories. Later the website was re-branded to reflect a more national focus.

1 Comment

  1. Hope both make a full recovery,no mention of the driver being uninjured?

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