Four young men in their 20s have been killed in a crash in west Donegal.

The single-vehicle crash happened shortly before 9pm last night on a local road near Gleann hUallach (Glenhoola) in Gaoth Dobhair (Gweedore).

Gardaí say the four men were pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

The scene has been preserved for a technical examination and diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Milford Garda Station on 074-9153060 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.