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Woman in her 50s killed in single-car collision

Woman in her 50s killed in single-car collision

A single-car crash in Co Clare last night resulted in the death of a woman after her car left the road and entered a field.

A woman in her 50s has been fatally injured in a road traffic collision near Miltown Malbay, Co Clare.

The single-car crash happened at about 11pm last night, when the car the woman was driving left the road and entered a field.

The woman, the only occupant, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her body has been removed to Limerick University Hospital where a post-mortem examination will be carried out.

The road at the scene is closed pending the arrival of forensic collision investigators, who will carry out an examination of the crash site.