UPDATE at 10:55: A man has been pronounced dead following that collision.
Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash in Kilkenny this morning.
It happened on the M9 Southbound shortly before 8.30 this morning between Junctions 10 Knocktopher and 11 Mullinavat.
Gardaí say just one vehicle was involved and that stretch of the motorway is closed.
A man, the sole occupant of the car, has suffered what are being described as very serious injuries and has been taken to University Hospital Waterford.