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tragic collision Garda watchdog launches probe after woman killed and four injured in horror crash in Co Cavan

The vehicle 'was subject to interaction with gardaí prior to the collision' and the matter has been referred to GSOC

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Gardai are investigating the discovery of the body in Co Wexford. FILE PHOTO

Gardai are investigating the discovery of the body in Co Wexford. FILE PHOTO

Gardai are investigating the discovery of the body in Co Wexford. FILE PHOTO

A young woman has been killed and four others injured in a fatal crash in Co Cavan in the early hours of this morning. 

The woman, in her 20s, was pronounced dead the scene of the single vehicle road traffic collision that occurred on the N3, Drumalure, Belturbet, at approximately 12.40am.

She was a passenger in the car alonside another man who was rushed to Cavan General Hospital in a critical condition.

The driver, a man, and two other female passengers were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Gardaí said everyone involved in the collision are aged in their 20s.

“The scene remains closed for a technical examination,” gardai said. “We are appealing for anyone with information to contact them at Cavan on 049 436 8800 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111. "

According to gardai, the vehicle “was subject to interaction with gardaí prior to the collision:.

“As such the matter has been referred to GSOC,” gardaí added.

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