A man in his 50s has been killed in a road crash in Co Kildare.

The man’s motorcycle collided with a jeep near Monasterevin shortly after 2pm.

He was taken by ambulance to Naas General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the 4x4, a man in his 60s, was also taken to hospital, but his condition is not known.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to contact Kildare Garda Station on 045-527730 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.