The incident happened in Westmeath on Friday afternoon.
The mother of a teenage boy injured during a hit and run in Westmeath is appealing for anyone with information to come forward.
16-year-old Peter Hogan required surgery on his leg after suffering injuries to his ankle when a car struck him on Friday afternoon.
The incident occurred on the Retreat Road at around 3.50pm.
Gardaí in Westmeath are investigating the incident.
Peter's mother, Tara Hogan, says she has no malice towards the driver of the vehicle: