Two people have died following a three-car collision in Co Sligo this afternoon.

The collision occurred on the N15 in Rathcormack, Co Sligo, at around 5.20pm.

Three cars were involved in the collision. Two males, the driver and passenger of one vehicle, were fatally injured during the collision. The bodies of both males remain at the scene.

The N15 is closed between Sligo town and Drumcliffe while Garda Forensic Collision Investigators conduct a technical examination of the scene.

The road will remain closed overnight and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí in Sligo are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact them. Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash cam) of the Rathcormack area between 5pm-5.30pm are asked to make this available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sligo Garda Station on 071 915 7000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any garda station.