An appeal for witnesses has been issued after a man was seriously injured in a road crash in Co Cork.

The single-vehicle crash happened shortly before 12.30pm today in the Rathmacullig area of Ballygarvan.

Gardaí were called to the scene after a car crashed into a wall.

The driver of the car failed to remain at the scene.

The passenger, a man in his 30s, was seriously injured in the crash and was taken to Cork University Hospital.

The road is currently closed and diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who was in the Rathmacullig area, particular road users with any video footage, to contact Togher Garda Station on 021-4947120, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any garda station.