A man has died in a two-car collision in Co Sligo.

The man, who was in his late 20s, died when the car he was driving collided with another car on the N4 near Drumfin at 8.30pm.

He was taken to Sligo General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The passenger in the dead man's car and two people in the other vehicle were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The stretch of road is closed for a technical examination and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to contact Sligo Garda Station on 071 9157000, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any garda station.