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Passenger 'seriously injured' in single car crash as driver abandons scene in Ballygarvan, Co Cork

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to come forward


A passenger was seriously injured in a crash and abandoned by his driver this afternoon.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to a single-car crash which happened in the Rathmacullig area of Ballygarvan, Co Cork.

Officers were called to the scene shortly before 12.30pm and found that a car had struck a wall.

The passenger of the car, a man in his 30s, was taken to Cork University Hospital with what are believed to be serious injuries.

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

The road was closed and diversions put in place.

GardaĆ­ 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.

Garda accident (stock)(Image: Collins)

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