Gardaí in Mullingar are investigating a fatal road traffic accident which occurred on a section of the N4 Dublin-Sligo road at Bunbrosna, Co Westmeath, at approximately 9.20am this morning.
A female driver was killed when the car she was driving collided with another vehicle. It is understood the deceased was the sole occupant of the vehicle. The male driver and female passenger of the second car have been hospitalised.
The N4 is currently closed at Bunbrosna to facilitate a Garda forensic examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact Mullingar Garda Station on 044-9384000 The Garda Confidential Line, 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.