A woman in her late 30s has died following a road crash in Co Meath.

The two-car collision happened on the R125 at Knockmark, Drumree, near the village of Dunshaughlin.

Gardaí and emergency services were alerted at 2.35pm today.

The woman, who was the driver in one of the cars, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her body has since been removed to the mortuary at Our Lady's Hospital in Navan.

The driver and sole occupant of the second car, a woman in her 30s, was taken by ambulance to Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown.

Her injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

The road is currently closed and traffic diversions are in place.

Garda forensic collision investigators are examining the crash site.

Gardaí at Ashbourne are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

They are also appealing to road users who were travelling in the area at the time with camera footage, including dash-cam, to make it available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ashbourne Garda Station on 01-8010600 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.