A man in his 20s has died in a road traffic collision in Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon.

The incident happened at around 8am this morning on the Ballaghaderreen to Gurteen road.

The man was travelling in a van which gardaí believe crashed into a tree.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has since been removed to Roscommon University Hospital.

Diversions have been put in place for a forensic examination of the scene.

Gardaí have appealed for any witnesses to contact Castlerea Garda Station on 094-9621630, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any garda station.