A man in his 60s has died following a two-vehicle collision in Co Waterford.

The incident happened at Ballyhest Cross, Rathgormack, at around 10am when the van the man was driving was involved in a collision with an SUV.

The man was taken to Waterford University Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Two people who were travelling in the SUV were also taken to hospital for medical assessment.

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

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Tramore Garda Station on 051-391620, the Garda Confidential line on 1800-666111 or any garda station.