A man in his 30s has died in a single vehicle road crash in Co Clare overnight.

The crash occurred at around 3am on the R465 at Roo East between Ardnacrusha and Broadford when the car left the road and struck a wall.

The man was the sole occupant of the car and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road is currently closed to traffic and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone with information to contact them at Henry Street Garda Station 061-212400 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.