A man in his 40s has been killed in a road crash in Co Westmeath.

The incident happened at around 11am this morning.

The man died after the motorcycle he was on hit a pole in Drumcree, Collinstown,

Gardaí have said there were no other vehicles involved.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been brought to the Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar.

A post-mortem examination will be carried out tomorrow.