A man in his 80s has been injured after a hit and run in county Kerry.
It happened on the N72 at Churchview in Rathmore just after 7 o'clock this evening.
Gardaí are looking for any information on a small silver car that was in the area at the time.
Traffic: The stretch of road at Churchview , N72 Rathmore Co Kerry (Mallow direction) is closed due to a serious road traffic collision. Local diversions are in place until tomorrow morning. https://t.co/q2hG5qcR4O pic.twitter.com/OWolmGCa3F
— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) January 17, 2020
The man has been taken to Cork University Hospital where he is in a critical condition.
The N72 is expected to remain closed overnight while forensic examinations of the scene are carried out.