Gardaí are investigating a fatal single vehicle road traffic collision that occurred at approximately 3:25pm on Tuesday, on the N72 at Lombardstown, Mallow, County Cork.
The driver of the car involved, a man in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene. There were no other occupants in the vehicle.
The road was closed while Forensic Collision Investigators were brought in to technically examine the scene.
Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward. Gardaí are also appealing for any road users who may have camera footage and were travelling in the area at this time to make this footage available to Gardaí.