A man in his 50s has died after his motorcycle was involved in a collision with a car in Co Louth.

The collision happened at around 1.15pm on the R132 in Dunleer, Co Louth.

The motorcyclist passed away from his injuries, gardaí confirmed.

The man's body was brought to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital where a post-mortem will take place in due course.

A technical examination of the scene was being carried out by forensic collision investigators.

Gardaí are appealing to any witnesses of this incident or road users who may have video footage, to make it available.

Gardaí can be contacted at Drogheda Garda Station on 041 987 4200, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any garda station.