Motorist killed in single-vehicle crash


A female motorist in her 80s has been killed following a crash in Cavan.

It’s believed the collision occurred yesterday evening when the car she was driving struck a ditch.

Gardaí were called to the crash scene when the alarm was raised at approximately 10.45am this morning.

The collision occurred on a local road at Keenagh near Ballyjamesduff.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene and her body has since been removed to Our Lady’s Hospital Navan for a post-mortem examination.

The local Coroner has been notified.

The scene has been examined by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to contact Bailieboro Garda Station 042-9694570 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.