A 28-year-old man was seriously injured in the early hours of this morning when he was struck by a car in Co Cork.

The collision happened at around 3.50am on Kilmallock Road, Charleville.

The injured man was taken to University Hospital Limerick.

The occupants of the car were not injured.

The road is closed to traffic and diversions are in place while forensic collision investigators examine the scene. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Charleville Garda Station 063-21770 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.