A man has died following a collision on the N5 Longford to Westport road.

The collision between a car and a lorry occurred between Tulsk and Strokestown in Co Roscommon at around 10am.

The 74-year-old driver of the car was taken by Air Ambulance to University Hospital Galway, where he was later pronounced dead.

The lorry driver is not believed to have been injured.

Gardai have appealed for witnesses to contact Castlerea Garda Station on 094-9621630 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.