A 20-year-old man has been seriously injured following a hit-and-run incident in Dublin city last night.

The man was struck by a car on Cork Street at around 10.15pm.

Emergency services attended the scene, and the man was taken to St James's Hospital.

The car failed to stop following the incident and continued in the direction of Dolphin's Barn.

Gardaí are examining the scene and local diversions are in place.

They have appealed for the driver of the car to come forward, and for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact them at Kevin Street Garda Station on 01 666 9400.