A 47-year-old woman has died in a single-vehicle crash on the outskirts of Killarney in Co Kerry.

The collision happened near Fossa at 12.20pm.

An eight-year-old girl, understood to be the woman's daughter, was also injured in the collision. 

She is being treated at Kerry General Hospital, however, her injuries are not said to be life threatening.

It is understood that the car was travelling towards Killarney when it veered to the other side of the road and collided with a walled section of the national park.

The road was closed for a technical examination but has since re-opened.

Gardaí in Killarney have appealed for any witnesses to contact them on 066-663122.