Gardaí in Kilkenny are investigating a fatal traffic collision that occurred at approximately 3.30pm today on the main Kilkenny to Urlingford road.

A trailer became detached from a jeep at Kilrush, Freshford, and struck an oncoming car.

The female driver of the car was killed in the incident. She was removed to St Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny.

She was a Tipperary woman in her 20s.