A man has died following a single car accident on the R147 Kells to Virginia Road on Wednesday

The collision occurred at approximately 11:55pm last night

Gardaí and emergency services are still attending the scene where the body of the man was removed and taken to our Lady of Lourdes Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

No other injuries have been reported.

Forensic Collision Investigators will conduct an examination of the scene.

The R147 has been closed from Carnaross to the Kells Business Park entrance with Road diversions in place.

Gardaí are appealing that Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the R147 between 11:30pm and 12:15am are asked to make this footage available.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Kells Garda Station on 046 928 0820.