CREDIT: Carlow/Kilkenny Gardaí
A male pedestrian is in a critical condition after being knocked down by a van on the Hanover Road in Carlow Town on Tuesday morning.
The road was closed near its junction with Hanover Street due to the collision but has since re-opened.
The pedestrian, whose age is unconfirmed at this time, was knocked down at approximately 4.50am and a forensic investigation has been carried out.
The injured party was removed to St Luke's Hospital in Kilkenny where his condition is described as critical.
Gardaí are appealing to anyone who might have been in the area to contact them on 059 913 6620.