A 23-year-old man has died after a single-vehicle crash in Dublin this morning.

The man died after the car he was driving struck a pole on the M11 motorway near Loughlinstown.

He was alone in the car.

He was taken to St Columcille’s Hospital in Loughlinstown, where he was later pronounced dead.

The road was closed for a time to facilitate a forensic examination, but it has since reopened.

Gardaí have asked witnesses to contact Shankill Garda Station on 01-6665900, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800-666-111 or any garda station.