A pensioner has been charged after a 9-year-old boy was knocked off his bike in Aberdeen.
Emergency services were called at around 2.30pm yesterday after the incident on Garthdee Road, near the Sainsbury’s and B&Q roundabout.
The road was closed for several hours while officers investigated.
A 73-year-old man has now been charged with careless driving and will appear in court at a later date.
A police spokeswoman confirmed he had been reported to the Procurator Fiscal.
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The boy suffered injuries to his back and pelvic areas.
He was kept in hospital overnight as a precaution.
PC Allen Begg said: “We are grateful to members of the public for their assistance and for their patience while the road was briefly closed.”