8 year-old boy in critical condition after traffic collision

Police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. Credit: UTV

An 8 year-old boy is in hospital after a road traffic incident in county Down.Shortly after 7pm on Wednesday, a report was received that a child had been involved in a collision with a van in the Dundrum Road area of Newcastle.The boy was then taken to hospital.Police in Downpatrick are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.