A woman in her 30s has died after the car she was driving collided with a truck in Co Galway this morning. 

The woman was the sole occupant of the car when it collided with the truck on the N18 at Clarinbridge at 8.30am.

She was pronounced dead at the scene and her body was removed to University Hospital Galway.

The stretch of road near where the collision occured is closed pending the completion of a forensic investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact Galway Garda Station on 091 538 000, the Garda confidential telephone line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.