Female motorist dies after horror smash with tractor


Gardaí at Castlebar are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred at Brize, Claremorris, Co. Mayo at 9pm last night.

A car and a tractor collided and the female driver of the car, in her late 60s,  was seriously injured and taken to Mayo University Hospital where she passed away this morning.

The male driver of the tractor, aged in his 50s, was uninjured. 

The road between Claremorris and Balla is currently closed to facilitate Garda Forensic Collision investigators and local diversions are in place. 

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact them at Castlebar Garda Station on 094 9038200, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station