A man in his 50s has died following a crash in Ratoath, Co Meath, this afternoon.

The accident, involving a truck, occurred on the R155 in Co Meath shortly before noon.

The man was the driver and sole occupant of the truck. He was taken to Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown where he was pronounced dead.

The road remains closed for a technical examination.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with any information, particularly any road users who may have camera footage, to contact Ashbourne Garda Station on 018 010 600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.