A man in his 50s has died following a road crash in Co Donegal.

The collision involving the man's motorbike and a car happened shortly before 5.30pm at Castleforward on the main Burnfoot to Buncrana Road.

The man was taken to Altnagelvin Area Hospital in Derry but was pronounced dead there a short time later.

The driver of the car was not injured.

Gardaí say the coroner has been notified and a post-mortem examination is to be carried out.

The road remains closed and diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them at Buncrana Garda Station on 074-9320540, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line on 1800 666 111, or any garda station.