Woman killed in road crash close to Offaly border

The singe vehicle accident occurred on the M7

Justin Kelly

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Justin Kelly

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Woman killed in road crash close to Offaly border

A woman has been killed in a motorway crash on the Offaly-Tipperary border.

Gardaí at Nenagh Co Tipperary are investigating the single vehicle road traffic collision which occurred on the M7 motorway between junction 24 and junction 23 northbound at approximately 7am this morning, Saturday, November 25th2017.

 A female driver and only occupant of a car was pronounced dead at the scene. It is understood from initial investigations that the car struck a barrier.

The motorway between junctions 24 and 23 is currently closed to facilitate a Garda forensic collision investigation and will remain closed for a number of hours. Diversions are in place. 

Witnesses are asked to contact Nenagh Garda Station on 067 50450 The Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.