Gardai are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the N2 south of Ardee at Mullacapple at approximately 1am this morning.
A male in his 30s was fatally injured when the car he was driving left the road and collided with a pole. He was the sole occupant of the car. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
This stretch of road is currently closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.