Gardaí are seeking witnesses to a hit and run traffic collision that took place on Lower Glanmire Road, Cork city today at about 2.05am.
A pedestrian, man in his 30s, received serious injuries when he was struck by a car that failed to remain at the scene.
The victim was exiting a taxi just beyond Kent Train Station when he was struck.
Witnesses describe the offending car as a grey Toyota, possibly a Starlet or a Corolla.
It is possible the offending vehicle left in the direction of Grattan Hill.
The injured man was taken to Cork University Hospital where he is being treated for his injuries, which do not appear to be life threatening.
Any witnesses to the incident or anyone with information is asked to contact Mayfield Garda Station on 021 4558510.