A man in his 30s has died following a crash last night on the M7 motorway in Co Kildare.

The collision, which involved two cars, happened at around 9.30pm.

Gardaí say that the man, who was a pedestrian, was seriously injured.

He was then taken to Tallaght University Hospital, where he later died.

The drivers of the vehicles, a man and a woman, as well as a female passenger, were taken to Naas General Hospital.

Diversions are in place between Junction 10 and 11 on the M7 northbound.

An appeal for witnesses has been issued and anyone with information is asked to contact Naas Garda Station on 045-884300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.