A 24-year-old man has died following a road crash in Co Meath last night.

Gardaí were called to the collision between two cars in the area of Boynabought, Kilmainhamwood, Kells at around 8pm.

A 24-year-old male passenger in one of the cars was fatally injured in the crash.

The driver of that car, also a 24-year-old man, and the driver of the other vehicle were both taken by ambulance to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

The road is closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and diversions are in place. 

Gardaí in Navan have appealed to anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact Navan Garda Station on 046-9036100, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any garda station.