A 27-year-old man has been killed in a road traffic incident in Balbriggan in Co Dublin.

Gardai said the man, who was on foot, was struck by a truck on the M1 just after Junction 5 at around 7pm this evening. 

The male driver of the truck was uninjured.

Gardaí are seeking the assistance of anyone who was travelling on the M1 or who may be able to offer any further information to contact Balbriggan Garda Station on 01-8020190, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any garda station.