A man has died following a road crash in Co Meath.

The man, who was in his 30s, was travelling alone when the crash occurred on the Dunboyne to Maynooth road at around 9am this morning.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to Our Lady's Hospital, Navan.

It is understood he was from Co Kildare.

The stretch of road was closed for an examination by gardaí and has been reopened since.

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Ashbourne Garda Station on 01-8010600, the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.