A man in his 20s has died in a road crash in Co Carlow.

The man died when the car he was driving collided with another car on the R726 Tullow to Carlow Road at around 6.15pm this evening.

The driver of the second vehicle, a man in his 50s was taken to St Luke’s Hospital in Kilkenny with non-life-threatening injuries.

The road is currently closed for a garda forensic examination.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to contact them at Carlow Garda Station.