Woman (57) killed after car left road and crashed into field
A woman has been killed in a road crash in west Co Clare.
The incident occurred near Miltown Malbay at around 11pm last night.
The woman, who was aged 57, was fatally injured when the car she was driving left the road and entered a field.
The woman was the only occupant of the car and she was pronounced dead at the scene.
Her body has been removed to Limerick University Hospital where a post mortem examination will be carried out.
The woman was from Quilty, Co Clare.
The road at the scene is closed pending the arrival of forensic collision investigators, who will carry out an examination of the crash site.
This latest incident brings the total number of deaths on the roads to 13 since last Sunday.