A motorcyclist has died following a collision involving a car in Ballyclough, Mallow, Co Cork.

The incident happened yesterday at 7.30pm.

The 19-year-old motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body was removed to Cork University Hospital for a post-mortem examination.

Forensic collision investigators are at the scene and the road is closed with local diversions in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Mallow Garda Station on 022 31450, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111, or any garda station.