A 30-year-old motorcyclist has died following a road crash in Co Kildare.

The man was fatally injured in a collision with a car at Dagwelds Cross, Blackwood in Naas at around 7.30pm yesterday evening.

He was taken to Naas General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the car received minor injuries in the collision.

The road was closed for a forensic examination, but has since reopened.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to the collision to contact Naas Garda Station on 045-884300, the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111 or any garda station.