A 25-year-old man has been seriously injured in a two car crash in Carlow.
The crash happened at around 06.30 on Sunday morning on the Carlow to Athy road at the sugar factory.
The injured man has been taken to St. Luke's Hospital in Kilkenny.
A section of the R417 is closed and diversions are in place.
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