A six-year-old boy is being treated in hospital after being knocked down by a pickup truck in Conception Bay South on Tuesday.

The boy was riding a bicycle around 3:30 p.m. when he was struck on Morgan's Road near Mulberry Place, in the Seal Cove area of the town.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary said the boy was being treated for undetermined injuries.

In a statement, the RNC said it was "appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or were in the immediate area to contact police."

Witnesses are asked to contact the force directly or go through the anonymous Crime Stoppers line at 1-800-222-8477.