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Horror collision Gardai appeal for witnesses to tragic Kerry crash which claimed life of woman

In particular, Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed unusual driving behaviour on approach routes to Lawlor’s Cross from the Killarney direction between 4pm and 4.20pm on Tuesday, January 12.

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Accident sign (stock photo)

Accident sign (stock photo)

Accident sign (stock photo)

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road crash in Co Kerry that claimed the life of an elderly woman to come forward. 

The woman, aged in her 80s, was pronounced dead at University Hospital Kerry a short time after the collision between two cars in Dunrine on Tuesday, January 12.

At approximately 4.15pm, Gardaí and emergency services were alerted to the accident on the N22 near Lawlor’s Cross.

The woman who died was a passenger in one of the cars. The driver of this car and the remaining passenger, along with the driver of the second car were taken University Hospital Kerry for treatment of their injuries. The driver has since been released.

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University Hospital Kerry (UHK)

University Hospital Kerry (UHK)

University Hospital Kerry (UHK)

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. They are also asking any road users with camera footage (including dash-cam) who were in the locale of the N22 Killarney – Tralee Road at the time of the collision to make it available to investigators.

In particular, they are seeking anyone who may have witnessed unusual driving behaviour on approach routes to Lawlor’s Cross from the Killarney direction between 4pm and 4.20pm on Tuesday, January 12.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Killarney Town Garda Station on 064-6671160, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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