A man in his 20s has died following a road crash in the Lough Ennell area of Mullingar, Co Westmeath.

The man, who was a passenger in the car, was critically injured in the collision, which occurred at around 10.30am on Monday.

He was taken to Tallaght University Hospital, where he later died.

No other injuries were reported and no other cars were involved.

The driver of the car, a man in his late teens, was arrested at the scene for alleged road traffic offences.

He has since been released without charge and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who was in the Tudenham Park and Lough Ennell areas between 10am and 11am on 19 July and has any information or footage (including dash cam) to contact Mullingar Garda Station on 044 9384000 or the Garda confidential line on 1800 666 111.