Woman dies in crash near Athlone

Monday 24 March 2014 22.02
An investigation is being carried out into the fatal crash
An investigation is being carried out into the fatal crash

A woman has died and another motorist was seriously injured in a crash on the road between Athlone and Ballinasloe this morning.

The collision happened near Cornafulla just outside Athlone shortly after 9am.

The 49-year-old woman died after the car she was in was collided with a taxi.

The driver of the taxi was brought to Portiuncula Hospital Ballinasloe.