A Garda has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving and suspended from duty after crashing a state car in Co. Meath.

The single vehicle collision involving an unmarked car happened on the M3 motorway at around half past ten yesterday morning, however no one was injured in the incident.

The Garda was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of an intoxicant and was taken to Navan Garda Station.

In a statement, Gardaí say a criminal investigation and an internal discipline investigation have both begun.