A man has died following a single vehicle traffic collision this evening on the N12 in Co Monaghan.
The man, in his forties, was the sole occupant of the vehicle.
The 4x4 vehicle was discovered at the bottom of an embankment at Tyholland at approximately 5pm this evening.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
His body was removed and a post-mortem examination is due to be held at Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan tomorrow.
The road will remain closed overnight to facilitate a technical examination of the scene and diversions are in place.
Gardaí are investigating now investigating the crash and appeal for anyone with information to contact Monaghan Garda Station 047-77200 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111