A man is in a serious condition in hospital following a single-vehicle crash in Co Louth.

The incident happened at Ballyonan on the Carlingford to Omeath Road shortly after 5pm yesterday evening.

The man, who was the only occupant in the vehicle, was taken to Daisyhill Hospital in Newry with injuries described as serious.

The road remains closed for a technical examination of the scene and diversions are in place.