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Thursday, October 28, 2021

Woman in her 20s dies following collision in Westmeath

A woman in her 20s has died following a road collision that occurred in Westmeath yesterday evening.

The single-vehicle collision took place on the L1122, Ballinagore shortly after 8:15pm.


The woman, who was the sole occupant of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene following the fatal car collision.

Her body was subsequently removed from the scene and taken to Midlands Regional Hospital Mullingar where a post-mortem examination is due to take place at a later date.

The scene currently remains under examination by garda forensic collision investigators.


Anyone who may have witnessed the collision has been asked to contact gardaĆ­.

As well as this, any road users that were travelling on the L1122 in Ballinagore at the time of the incident and are in possession of dash-cam footage, are asked to make the footage available to gardaĆ­.

If you have any information in relation to the collision, you are asked to contact Athlone Garda Station at 090 649 8550, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111, or any garda station.


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