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Man killed in Sligo road accident

A man in his 60s was pronounced dead at the scene.

(Niall Carson/PA)

A man has died after a traffic collision involving a van and a jeep in Co Sligo.

The sole occupant of the jeep, in his 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the van was taken to Sligo University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The collision occurred on the R284 at Jinks Cross, Carraroe, on Tuesday evening at approximately 7pm.

The scene was preserved for examination by Garda forensic collision investigations.

The road was closed and local diversions put in place.