A man in his 50s has died in a road crash in Co Louth.

The car he was driving was involved in a collision with another car and a lorry on the N53 at Rassan near Hackballscross at around 10.30am.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road is closed for a forensic examination and diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the crash to come forward.

Any road users who were travelling on the N53 near Hackballscross between 10am and 11am today, and who may have camera footage, are asked to contact Dundalk Garda Station on 042 9388400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any garda station.