There has been a road collision involving two cars on the outskirts of Cork city, with motorists advised to be extremely cautious in the area.
The incident occurred on the N20 northbound on the city side of Blarney, near the exit for Killeens.
Emergency services were alerted shortly before 6pm.
Gardaí attended the scene, along with three units of the fire service, one from Ballyvolane and two from Anglesea Street.
Emergency services also attended at the scene of a collision on the North Ring Rd near Mayfield this evening.
No serious injuries were reported. The road was closed for a time but has since re-opened.