A seven-year-old girl has died following an incident involving a car in Drogheda, Co Louth.

Gardaí are investigating the incident, which happened in the driveway of a house in Boyle O'Reilly Terrace at around 2.30pm this afternoon.

Gardaí said the girl was fatally injured in what they described as a tragic accident.

The local coroner has been notified, and a garda investigation is ongoing.

The girl was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital where she was pronounced dead.