The incident took place this morning in the Clondouglas area of Portlaoise.
A man in his 70s has been taken to hospital following a crash in the midlands.
The incident, involving two cars, happened in the Clondouglas area of Portlaoise at around 7:30am this morning.
The man was brought to Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise for treatment.
The road has since been reopened.