Six people have been injured in an accident in Co Kildare in the early hours of this morning.
It happened at around 2am when a car ploughed into a group of pedestrians in Emily Square in Athy.
All are being treated in hospital; one of them was seriously hurt.
The driver of the car was arrested at the scene.
He has been charged with drunken driving and is due before a special sitting of Carlow District Court this afternoon.