Wednesday 16 January 2019

Woman dies following collision between car and a truck

The woman, aged in her fifties, died at the scene

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to a serious road traffic collision in Co Kerry (Niall Carson/PA Wire)
Gardai are appealing for witnesses to a serious road traffic collision in Co Kerry (Niall Carson/PA Wire)

By Michelle Devane, Press Association  

A woman has died after a serious road traffic collision between a car and a truck in Co Kerry.

The Garda said the incident happened on Monday afternoon at Woodford, about two kilometres from Listowel.

The woman, aged in her 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after 3pm.

She was the driver and sole occupant of the car.

Her body was taken to the mortuary at University Hospital Kerry in Tralee and the local coroner has been notified.

The driver of the truck, a man, was not injured.

Garda forensic collision investigators carried out an examination of the scene on Monday night.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is being asked to contact Listowel garda station.

Press Association

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