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Hunt for hit-and-run driver who knocked down little boy in Banbridge

By Staff Reporter

Published 14/03/2016

A toddler has been injured after he was knocked down by a car near Banbridge
A toddler has been injured after he was knocked down by a car near Banbridge

A toddler has been injured after he was knocked down by a car near Banbridge.

Police said the driver left the scene after the collision at Corbet Lough in Co Down yesterday.

Police issued an appeal on Facebook last night for information to find the driver.

The little boy was hurt but is said to be recovering well in hospital.

Corbet Lough is a reservoir and trout angling lake. Its facilities include a boating dock and jetty and numerous fishing stands.

A PSNI spokesman said: "We would like to ask for your help in relation to a road traffic collision at Corbet Lake, Banbridge, on Sunday.

"A toddler was knocked down by a blue Volkwagen-type car and the driver left the scene at around 4.20pm. If anybody has any information in relation to this incident please call 101 and quote ref number 841.

"Thankfully the young boy's injuries are not life threatening and he is recovering well in hospital."

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