A 23-year-old man has died in a road crash in Co Cork.

The man died when his car left the R586 at Murragh, Enniskeen, Bandon just after 3pm today.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been taken to Cork University Hospital for a post mortem examination.

The road is closed for a forensic examination and diversions are in place.

Witnesses to the crash are asked to contact Bandon Garda Station on 023 8852200.