Gardaí appeal for witnesses after young woman killed in road traffic accident

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses of a fatal road traffic collision involving a single car that occurred on the L1122, Ballinagore, Co Westmeath shortly after 8:15pm this evening, Thursday, September 2.

A woman in her 20s, the driver and sole occupant of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her body has been removed to Midlands Regional Hospital Mullingar where a post-mortem will take place at a later date. The road is currently closed to allow Garda Forensic Collision Investigators to examine the scene. Local diversions are in place.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward. They are particularly appealing to any road users who were travelling on this road at the time with camera footage to make this available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Athlone Garda station on 090 649 8550, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.