A woman in her 50s has died in a road crash in Co Leitrim. Shortly before 6pm, Gardaí and emergency services were alerted following a two car collision on the R280 at Lisnabrack, Carrick on Shannon.
A passenger in one of the cars, a woman in her 50s, was pronounced deceased at the scene a short time later. The drivers of both cars were taken to Sligo University Hospital for treatment and assessment. Their injures are not life threatening.
A technical examination of the scene will be carried out today by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and the road at the crash site remains closed with local traffic diversions are in place.
Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision to contact them. Any road users with camera footage (including dashcam) who travelled on the R208 in the Lisnabrack area at the time of the collision, are asked to make this available to investigating Gardaí.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Carrick on Shannon Garda station on 071 965 0510, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.