Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a serious road traffic collision that occurred on the N5 in County Roscommon yesterday evening.

The incident occurred at approximately 6:15pm on the stretch of the road at Portahard, Frenchpark.

A man in his early 60s was taken by air ambulance to University Hospital Galway with serious injuries when the lorry he was driving was involved in a collision with a tractor and a car.

The drivers of the tractor and car were uninjured.

Castlerea Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

They are also appealing for any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling in the area at the time to make this footage available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Castlerea Garda Station on 094 9621630, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.