A 35-year-old man has died and two men were injured in a crash on the Clane to Kilcock Road in Co Kildare.

The single-vehicle crash happened at 9.25am about 6km outside Clane.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to Naas General Hospital.

Two men, aged 24 and 49, were taken to Tallaght Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The road has been closed to facilitate a forensic examination and diversions are in place.

Witnesses or anyone who may have been on the road around the time of the crash are asked to contact Kilcock Garda Station on 01-6757390, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800666111 or any garda station.