The incident occurred in the Toberleheen area of Tullamore last Wednesday afternoon.
A midlands mum says she didn't know how to react when her son was hospitalised following a hit and run.
Joe, who's in fifth class, required surgery on his leg after he was hit by a car last Wednesday in the Toberleheen area of Tullamore shortly after 3.15pm.
The ten-year-old is still in pain and is needs crutches to get around.
Ballinagar's Claudine Daly says she wants the person responsible to come forward: