Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

An 11 year-old boy has died after being knocked down in County Donegal.

It happened on Slavery Road in Tullyarvan near Buncrana at around half five on Friday evening.

He was treated at the scene by emergency services personnel, before passing away at the Royal Victoria Hospital on Belfast on Sunday evening, having been transferred from Altnagelvin Area Hospital in Derry on Saturday morning.

The driver of the van, a man in his 50s, was uninjured.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have information regarding the collision, particularly any road users with camera footage who were travelling on the Slavery Road between 5.15pm and 5.45pm on Friday, to contact Buncrana Garda Station on 074 932 0540.