A 53-year-old woman has died after her car collided with a grass verge causing it to overturn in Co Cavan.

The accident was discovered at Drumahurk, Butlersbridge by a passing motorist this morning at approximately 7am.

Her body was removed to Our Lady’s Hospital in Navan for a post mortem.

Garda forensic collision investigators have examined the scene of the collision.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and in particular to anyone travelling on the road at Drumahurk between midnight and 7am this morning to contact them.