Woman killed in two-vehicle crash this morning


Gardai are investigating a two vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred in Galway this morning.

The crash happened on the N18 at Clarinbridge at approximately 8.30am this morning.

A woman in her 30s was fatally injured when the car she was driving was involved in a collision with a truck.

The woman was the sole occupant of the car.

She was pronounced dead at the scene and her body removed to University Hospital Galway.

This stretch of road is currently closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Traffic travelling South on the N18 is being asked to divert at Oranmore. Traffic travelling North is being diverted at Kilcolgan.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to this collision to contact  Galway Garda Station on 091- 538000, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.