A MAN was been rushed to hospital in a serious condition following a hit and run.
The incident occurred yesterday at Magheraboy Upper, Finea in Co Westmeath at around 3pm yesterday.
A pedestrian was struck by a car which failed to remain at the scene.
The man in his late 30s was seriously injured and has been taken to Beaumont Hospital.
The vehicle invovled is described as a dark coloured saloon car and had come from the Ballyjamesduff direction.
The R194 is closed at the scene of the collision to facilitate a technical examination of the area by Garda forensic collision investigators.
Gardaí are asking anyone with information about the collision to contact them at Cavan Garda Station on 049 4368800.