Man dies following crash in Co Limerick

The incident happened at Coole West, Athea at around 9.30pm last night

A man has died following a collision in Co Limerick last night.

Two cars collided on the R524 at Coole West, Athea at around 9.30pm.

The driver of one of the cars - who was in his 50s - was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the second car was not injured.

The road remains closed this morning to allow for a forensic examination.

Gardaí say an investigation is underway to establish the cause of the crash.