An 84-year-old man has died after a traffic collision in Co Monaghan yesterday.

The man’s car left the road near Ballinode and hit a ditch, before colliding with an oncoming car.

The man was taken to Cavan General Hospital, where he died late yesterday afternoon.

The 37-year-old woman driving the second car was not injured.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to contact Monaghan Garda Station on 047 -77200 the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.