Gardaí are at the scene of a fatal road traffic collision between a truck and a car that occurred at approximately 7.15am today Thursday 1st August 2019 on the R630, the main Midleton and Whitegate road in Cork.

The driver of the car, a male in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was removed to Cork University Hospital where a post mortem is due to take place at a later date.

Forensic Collision Investigators are at the scene. The road remains closed with local diversions in place.

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