A man has died following a road traffic collision between a car and a bus near Mallow, Co Cork.

The incident happened at around 6.15pm, approximately 4km from Mallow on the Killarney Road.

The man, who was in his 20s, was the driver of the car.

The driver of the bus was taken to hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

The stretch of road is currently closed. Local diversions are in place.