Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

A man is in a critical condition after being hit by a bicycle in Co Tipperary yesterday evening (Monday).

Gardaí are investigating the incident involving a cyclist and a pedestrian on the N24, Glenconnor Upper in Clonmel which happened at 6.35pm.

The pedestrian, a man in his 70s, was taken to South Tipperary General Hospital with serious head injuries and is currently in a critical condition.

Forensic Collision Investigators have carried out a technical examination of the scene.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who was in the area yesterday evening to contact them.