A garda has been killed in a single-vehicle crash near Newtownmountkennedy in Co Wicklow.

The collision occurred at around 8am at Kiladreenan on the northbound section of the N11.

The 49-year-old garda was coming off duty at the time.

He was brought to Loughlinstown Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Witnesses to the crash are asked to contact Bray Garda Station on 01 6665300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111 or any garda station.

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission is also investigating.

The road has been re-opened.