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Woman Died Following Road Crash In Co Tipperary

A Garda Forensic Collision Team are investigating a two vehicle collision at Knocklofty, on the Clonmel to Ardfinnan Road, in Co Tipperary at around 12.30 p.m. today.

The unnamed victim in her late 40’s was pronounced dead at the scene and her body has since been removed to South Tipperary General Hospital.  The woman’s car collided with a tractor however the driver of the tractor remained unhurt.

Earlier today, two articulated lorries crashed in foggy conditions just after 8.00 am between junctions 16 and 17 on the M7 at Portlaoise.  At least seven other cars crashed as a result. It is understood that the driver of one of the trucks was taken to hospital, but his injuries are not regarded as life threatening.  All diversions put in place have been now lifted.

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