An 11-year-old girl has died following a road crash in Co Kerry.

The incident happened 3km outside Abbeydorney, Tralee in Co Kerry, at around 7.30pm yesterday.

The girl, who was on a pedal bike, was seriously injured after being involved in a collision with a van.

She was brought to University Hospital Kerry for treatment, where she later died.

The driver of the van, a man in his 50s, was brought to hospital in Tralee for treatment of his injuries.

The road remains closed as gardaí carry out a technical examination of the scene, and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí have appealed for anyone who may have witnessed the incident, and anyone who may have camera footage of it, to contact them at Tralee Garda Station on (066) 7102300, or any garda station.