UPDATE: Scene of fatal car collision on M7 motorway cleared

Alan Owens

Reporter:

Diversions in place on section of M7 motorway after fatal road crash

THE SCENE of a fatal road traffic collision on the M7 motorway has been cleared this Saturday afternoon. 

Gardai at Nenagh are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision which occurred on the M7 motorway between junction 24 and junction 23 northbound at approximately 7am this morning.

The female driver, who is thought to be from outside the Mid-West area, was the only occupant of the 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.