Sunday 28 December 2014

Woman (49) killed in two-car collision this morning

Published 24/03/2014 | 12:04

Gardai
Gardai are investigating the incident

A 49 year-old woman was killed when the car she was driving collided with another car this morning.

Gardaí are investigating the two-car fatal road crash which occurred in Westmeath this morning.

The crash occurred at Cornafulla, old N6, Athlone - Ballinasloe Road at around 9am.

She was brought to Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe County Galway where she was pronounced dead. A post mortem is to be arranged.

The male driver of the second vehicle was also brought to Portiuncula Hospital, with non-life threatening injuries.

The road is currently closed to facilitate Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. Diversions are in place.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them at Roscommon Garda Station on 090 6638300, The Garda Confidential 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.

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