A man in his 20s has died following a two car collision in Co Clare.

The collision occurred on the R463 in Parteen, shortly before 10pm last night.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to University Hospital Limerick.

A second man, aged in his late teens, who was in the same car was taken to UHL with serious injuries.

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

Gardaí are appealing to any witnesses, or any road users with video footage (including dash cam), to contact Henry Street Garda Station on 61 212 400 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.