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Woman killed in single vehicle collision

Woman killed in single vehicle collision

A woman in her mid-50s was fatally injured when the car she was driving left the road and struck a tree on the Killimor to Kiltormer Road, at Lisdeligney, Portumna Co Galway.

The incident occurred at approximately 8:30am.

The woman was the sole occupant of the car and was pronounced dead at scene. Her body was removed to Portiuncula Hospital and a post mortem is to be arranged.

The road is currently closed to facilitate Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information, particularly those who may have travelled the Killimor to Kiltormer Road, Portumna between 7.30am and 9.30am this morning to contact them at Loughrea Garda Station on 091 842870, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.