A MAN and a woman died in Co. Cork on Wednesday after being involved in separate car crashes.
The woman, believed to be in her 60s, was killed following a collision on the road between Brandon and Carhoon.
She was the passenger of a car which crashed into a truck near Baxters Bridge at around 12.30pm yesterday.
The driver of the car, a man in his 60s, is understood to be in a serious condition in hospital.
The road has since been closed and gardai are asking for any witnesses who were in the area at the time to come forward.
Meanwhile, a man in his 30s was killed after his motorbike collided with a van near Dromahane, near Mallow.
The road has also been closed and forensic investigators have examined the scene.