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Child hit by bus crossing road

A child remains in hospital after being struck by double decker bus as he crossed the street with his mother.

The 12-year-old was hit by a number 13 bus as it headed towards Clondalkin, west of Dublin city, on Monday.

The incident occurred shortly after 5pm near Monksfield.

The child, who is not believed to have suffered serious injuries, was taken to Tallaght hospital by ambulance.

His mother was not injured in the incident.