Woman killed and a man and two children in hospital after collision


Gardai are investigating after a female driver was killed in a single-vehicle collision in Limerick.

The crash happened at the Applegreen service station, Coolanoran, Rathkeale, Limerick at approximately 11.30 p.m. last night.

The driver of the car, a female in her late 30s, was fatally injured.

Her body has been removed to University Hospital Limerick where a post mortem examination will take place.

The male passenger in his mid 40s and two children who were back seat passengers were all taken to University Hospital Limerick with non life threatening injuries.

The road at the scene remains open and there is a stop go system in place.

Garda forensic collision investigators are currently at scene and the road is expected to fully re-open this afternoon.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to this collision to contact Newcastle West Garda Station on 069- 20650, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.