Gardaí at Castlebar are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred at Brize, Claremorris, Co. Mayo at 9pm. last night Thursday, October 13.
A car and a tractor collided and the female (late 60s ) driver of the car was seriously injured and taken to Mayo University Hospital where she passed away this morning, Friday, October 14. The male (50s ) driver of the tractor was uninjured.
The road between Claremorris and Balla is currently closed to facilitate Garda Forensic Collision investigators and local diversions are in place.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact them at Castlebar Garda Station on (094 ) 9038200, The Garda Confidential Line (1800 ) 666111 or any Garda Station.