Man dies after County Monaghan car crash

A man has died after a road accident in County Monaghan in the Republic of Ireland.

It happened at about 01:55 BST on Saturday at Crowey, Silverstream.

The 43-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene when the car in which he was a passenger crashed into a ditch.

The driver of the car, a 40-year old woman, was also taken to Cavan General hospital with minor injuries. A second woman who was in the car at the time was not injured.