A man has died following a road crash in Louth
Very sad news.
A man in his 40s has died following a serious road traffic collision in Louth.
Gardaí are at the scene of the collision which occurred on the R173 between Loughanmore and Jenkinstown around 2.15pm on Tuesday (2 March).
A man aged in his 40s was seriously injured when his car collided with a lorry and was airlifted to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda where he died a short time later.
The R173 is currently closed between Dundalk and Carlingford and local diversions are in place.
Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have information in relation to this collision to contact them, including anyone who was driving in the Loughanmore and Jenkinstown areas between 1.45pm and 2.30pm.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Dundalk Garda Station on 042 9388 400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.