A man in his late 20s has died following a single vehicle crash in Co Meath. 

Gardaí were alerted to the incident on the Slane road (R163) between Kells and Oristown at around 1.40am.

It is understood the car left the road and struck a wall. The man was the sole occupant of the car.

The road remains closed and diversions are in place.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kells Garda Station 046-9280820 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.