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Hit and run: Man injured after being hit by car as he got out of taxi

The man was exiting the taxi at Kent Station when he was struck.

GARDAÍ ARE APPEALING for information after a man in his 30s was struck and injured by a car as he got out of a taxi at Cork’s Kent Station.

It happened on the Lower Glanmire Road near the station at 2.05am this morning.

According to gardaí:

“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 man was taken to Cork University Hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Witnesses to the incident are asked to contact Mayfield Garda Station on 021 4558510.

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