A man in his 80s has died following a one-car crash in Co Roscommon.

He was driving on the Carrick Road in Boyle when his car struck a wall.

The man's body has been taken to Roscommon University Hospital where a post-mortem examination is due to take place.

The road is currently closed for a forensic examination and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Castlerea Garda Station on 094-9621630, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111 or any garda station.