A 68-year-old man has died in a road crash in Co Monaghan.

The man was fatally injured in the two-car collision, which occurred on the Monaghan to Clones road at Aghalisk at around 6.30pm.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman driver of the other car was taken to Cavan General Hospital with minor injuries.

The road has been closed and diversions are in place.

Gardaí have appealed for any witnesses to contact Monaghan Garda Station on 047 77200, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda station.

It is expected that the road will be closed until tomorrow afternoon.