A motorcyclist in his 40s has died in a road crash in Co Galway.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened on the Monivea to Athenry road at around 3.15pm yesterday.

His body was removed to University Hospital Galway.

Gardaí have appealed to witnesses to contact Galway Garda Station on 091-53-8000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any garda station.