Gardai are appealing for information following an incident in Portarlington overnight.
Gardai say there was a road traffic collision on Portlaoise Road/Foxcroft Street in Portarlington on Sunday morning.
The incident is reported to have happened around 2am.
A white van, possibly a Combi/Caddy left the scene.
Gardai say that extensive damage is expected to have happened to the front of this vehicle.
This was caused after it hit a taxi that was carrying no passengers at the time. The taxi was driving straight towards a T-junction.
Thankfully, there were no injuries but there is extensive damage to the passenger side of the taxi.
Any person with information is asked to contact Portarlington Garda Station.