Woman in her 80s dies following car crash in Co Kerry

Tuesday, January 12

A woman in her 80s has died following a road collision in Co Kerry. 

She was a passenger in a car that was involved in a two-car collision on the N22 at Dunrine near Lawlor's Cross. 

The crash happened shortly after 4pm. 

The driver and a second passenger in the car were injured and were taken to University Hospital Kerry. 

The driver of the second car was also taken to hospital where their injuries are said to be serious. 

The road remains closed and diversions are in place. 

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to come forward and have asked anyone with camera footage from the N22 at the time of the crash make it available to investigators.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Killarney Garda Station on 064-6671160, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.