A man in his 30s has died following a two-vehicle crash in Co Galway in the early hours of this morning.

The collision, involving a car and a van, occurred shortly after 1am at Carrownurlar, Milltown.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the van, a man in his 50s, was taken to Mayo University Hospital.

The road is closed for a technical examination and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí have appealed for any witnesses, particularly any motorists who were in the area at the time and who may have dash cam footage, to contact Tuam Garda Station on on 093 70840 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.