A cyclist in his 50s has been killed in a collision this afternoon in Co Galway.

Gardaí are currently at the scene of the incident, which involved a car and a bicycle and happened at about 1.30pm, on the R345 near Corr na Mona.

The cyclist, a man in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries were reported.

The road is currently closed and forensic collision investigators are currently at scene, said gardaí. Local diversions are in place.

Gardaí have appealed for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

They are also looking for any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and who were travelling on the R345 near Corr Na Mona at this time, to make this footage available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Clifden Garda Station on 095 22500, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any garda station.