A 53-year-old man has died following a road collision in Lisnalurg, Co Sligo.

Gardaí say the pedestrian was struck by a car on the N15 main Sligo/Donegal Road at around 11.05pm last night.

He was taken to Sligo University Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The road is closed and diversions are in place.

An appeal for witnesses has been issued and anyone with information is asked to contact Sligo Garda Station on 071-915-7000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.