A person has died following a road crash between a truck and two cars in Co Mayo.

The crash happened at 12.15pm yesterday in Carracanada, Swinford.

A 64-year old male driver of one of the cars was pronounced dead at the scene.

The deceased has been removed to Mayo University Hospital in Castlebar for a post-mortem examination. A male driver of a second car received minor injuries.

This stretch of road was closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators but has since reopened.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to contact Swinford Garda Station on 094-9252990, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.