One-year-old boy left in serious condition after incident involving a scrambler and a quad 1 month ago

One-year-old boy left in serious condition after incident involving a scrambler and a quad

The incident occurred in Ballyfermot in Dublin on Thursday evening.

A boy has been left in serious condition after an incident involving a scrambler and a quad bike in Dublin.

Gardaí are investigating a road traffic collision that occurred on Thursday evening (17 September) at Cherry Orchard Park in Ballyfermot, Dublin 10.

At approximately 7pm, a woman in her 20s was seated with a one-year-old boy on a stationary quad bike when a scrambler struck the quad.

The infant was taken to Children's Health Ireland in Crumlin with serious injuries, where his condition is currently being described as stable.

The suspected driver of the scrambler, a man in his late teens, was taken to St James' Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The scene has been preserved for technical examination.

The scrambler involved in the collision had been removed from the scene before Gardaí arrived.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this incident or for anyone with information on the location of the scrambler to contact Ballyfermot Garda Station on 01 6667200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.