Gardai in Mallow, Co. Cork, are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occured on the N20 in the townland of Ballygrogan, Rathduff, Cork in the early hours of this morning.
A male driver in his mid-30s was fatally injured in the two-vehicle collision.
His body has been removed to Cork University Hospital, where a post mortem will take place.
The female driver of the second vehicle, who is in her early 40s, and two male passengers were all taken to Cork University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
A technical and forensic examination of the scene is taking place by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and the road is currently closed, with local diversions in place.
Investigating gardai are appealling to witnesses to contact Mallow garda station on 022 31450, the Garda Confidential Line on 1 800 666 111 or any garda station.