Thursday, February 01, 2018

By Eoin English

A teenager has been rushed to hospital after he was struck by a truck in north Cork this morning.

The boy, believed to be about 15-years-old, was taken to Cork University Hospital after the incident near Donoughmore earlier.

It is understood he suffered serious injuries.

A garda investigation is underway and the road between Firmount Cross and Ballyvodane Cross, near Donoughmore, has been closed.

Diversions are expected to be in place for a few hours.

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