Two men have died following a road crash involving three vehicles in Co Meath.

The driver of a van, a man in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which occurred on the R152 at Keenogue, Duleek at around 6.40am.

The driver of a car, a man in his 30s, was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, with serious injuries. He was later pronounced dead.

No other serious injuries were reported in the collision.

The road has been closed for a technical examination and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing to any witnesses or anyone travelling on the R152 between Kilmoon Cross and Duleek between 6.20am and 6.50am and who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) to contact Ashbourne Garda Station on 01 8010600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any garda station.