The incident happened this afternoon.

A man in his 20s has died in a crash in Co Louth.

The victim’s car collided with a lorry on the N2 near Collon at half-one this afternoon.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to the mortuary at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.

The road is currently closed in both directions as garda forensic collision investigators examine the scene.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses, in particular any road users who may have dash-cam footage.