A woman in her 70s has been killed in road collision in Co Cork.

The two-vehicle collision occurred on the N20 in the Ballydahin area of Mallow this morning at approximately 9.30am.

Gardaí confirmed that a car collided with a lorry which was travelling in the opposite direction.

The driver of the car, a female aged in her 70s, was fatally injured during the collision and pronounced dead at the scene.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have information regarding the collision, particularly any road users with camera footage who were travelling on the N20 near Mallow between 8am and 10am to contact Mallow Garda Station on 022 31450 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.