A 29-year-old man has died in a car crash in Co Louth.

The incident happened on the Carstown Road in Drogheda just before 11pm last night when a car left the road and hit a tree.

The driver, who was travelling alone, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone witnesses or anyone travelling in the Ballymackenny Road and Carstown Road areas at the time and who may have camera footage, including dash cam, to contact Drogheda Garda Station on 041 987 4200 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.