A man in his 60s has died following a collision in Co Galway.

The man was struck by a car while out walking near Ballinahown, Inverin, at around 6.30pm yesterday.

He was taken to University College Hospital Galway where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the car was uninjured.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to contact Salthill Garda Station on 091-514720, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800-666-111 or any garda station.