A woman in her late 20s has died in a single-vehicle crash in Co Cork.

She sustained fatal injuries when the car she was driving left the road at around 10.25pm last night.

The incident happened on the N20 at Clogheenmilcon near Blarney.

The woman, the sole occupant in the car, was pronounced dead at the scene and her body was removed to Cork University Hospital.

The road was closed to allow for a technical examination. Gardaí have appealed to witnesses to come forward.