A man in his 40s has died following a collision between a car and a truck in Co Limerick.

The collision occurred on the N69 at Mungret at around 9.30am.

The driver of the car was taken to University Hospital Limerick, where he was later pronounced dead.

No other injuries were reported.

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

Gardaí are appealing to any witnesses, particularly any road users who may have camera footage (including dash cam) and were travelling on the N69 in the Mungret area between 9am and 9.45am, to contact Henry Street Garda Station on 061 212400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.