A WOMAN in her seventies has died following a single vehicle collision in Cree on Sunday night.
At approximately 9:20pm on Sunday night, a car collided with a ditch on the R483 in Ballinagun, Cree causing significant damage to the vehicle. The rear seat passenger, a female aged in her 70s, was fatally injured during the collision. She was pronounced dead at the scene and taken to University Hospital Limerick for a post-mortem examination.
Local diversions were in place on Monday morning with the R483 closed to allow for a technical examination to take place by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.
Gardaí in Kilrush are appealing to any person who may have witnessed this collision to contact them.
Any road users who were travelling in the area of Ballinagun and Cree, Co. Clare yesterday evening between 8.45pm and 9.45pm and who may have camera footage (including dash cam), is asked to make this available to investigating Gardaí.
Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to contact Kilrush Garda Station on 065 908 0550, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.