A woman in her 60s has died from injuries sustained in a car crash in Co Mayo last night.

She was seriously injured when the car she was driving collided with a tractor at Brize, Claremorris at around 9pm.

The woman was taken to Mayo University Hospital, where she died this morning.

The driver of the tractor was not injured.

The road was closed for a time to facilitate a forensic examination but has since reopened.

Gardaí have appealed to witnesses to contact Castlebar Garda Station on 094 9038200, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any garda station.