A 23-year-old Westmeath man has died following an incident involving a car.

Gardaí said the Air Ambulance service was called to an incident in Coralstown, Mullingar last night at 9pm.

The man had been trapped under a vehicle for a period.

He was brought to the Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore, where he later died.

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of the accident.

The young man who died is believed to be from the Castlepollard area.