Sunday 20 April 2014

Woman killed and child injured in car accident

Gardai examine the Ford Fiesta that was involved in a crash at Gortroe, Fossa, Killarney on Monday. A woman in her 30s died in the crash while her eight year old daughter was taken to Kerry General Hospital. Picture: Eamonn Keogh (MacMonagle, Killarney)

A WOMAN has been killed and the passenger, who is believed to be her eight year-old child, has been injured in a single vehicle accident near Killarney in Co Kerry.

The woman, understood to be a foreign national, was driving in the direction of Killarney when she lost control of the car and it left the road and ended up in woodland.

The accident occurred at Gortroe, Fossa at approximately 12.30pm.

Her child who was a passenger was taken to Kerry General Hospital.

The car was travelling towards Killarney when the accident happened.

Majella O'Sullivan

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