Gardai are investigating a fatal collision which occurred near the townsland of Bawnleigh between Halfway and Kinsale.
A approximately 6pm a male aged in his 20's was fatally injured when the 4x4 he was driving collided with a ditch. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The road is closed pending the arrival of forensic collision investigators and diversions are in place.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Bandon Garda Station 023-8852200 or the Garda Confidential line 1800 666 111.