A man has been killed in a collision between a car and a lorry on the M1 in Co Louth.
The incident happened southbound between Junction 17 and Junction 16 near Dundalk at around 5am.
The driver of the car, who was in his 30s, died at the scene.
The lorry driver, who is in his early 40s, was uninjured.
A garda spokesperson said: “His body has been removed from the scene to the mortuary in Dundalk.
“The lorry driver (early 40s) was uninjured and was arrested at the scene. He is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Dundalk Garda Station.