A cyclist has died after a collision with a car near Ballyhaunis in Co Mayo.

The man, who was in his late 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash which occurred on Ballaghaderreen Rd, Classaghroe at around 11.45am.

His body was removed to Mayo General Hospital in Castlebar where a post-mortem examination will take place.

The driver of the car was also taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

Gardaí have appealed to anyone with information to contact Swinford Garda Station on 094-9252990.