Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a hit-and-run in the Urglin Rutland area of Carlow Town.
The incident occurred around 8.20pm yesterday evening when two pedestrians were struck by a 4x4 vehicle while out walking on the local road.
The driver of the vehicle did not remain at the scene.
A 59-year-old man was seriously injured in the incident while a 23-year-old woman sustained minor injuries.
Their injuries are described as non-life threatening
Both were taken to St Luke’s General Hospital in Kilkenny.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Carlow Garda Station 059-9136620 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.