A 69-year-old man has died following a single-vehicle road traffic crash in Co Sligo.

The man’s car struck a ditch at Castlegal, Cliffoney at around 3pm yesterday.

His body was removed to Sligo University Hospital where a post-mortem will take place.

A technical and forensic examination of the scene has been completed and the road has since re-opened to traffic.

Gardaí are appealing to witnesses to contact Sligo Garda Station on 071-915-7000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111 or any garda station.