A man in his 40s has died in a crash in Adrigole, Co Cork.

The single-vehicle crash occurred at Adrigole Bridge, Co Cork, on the R572, Bantry to Castletownbere road between 2am and 3am.

The man was fatally injured when the vehicle he was driving collided with a wall.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place on Monday at Cork University Hospital.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or any person who may have travelled on the R572 at Adrigole Bridge, Co Cork, between 2am and 12pm to contact Bantry Garda Station on 027-20860, the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.