A woman in her 60s has been killed in a road collision in Co Leitrim.

She was the driver of a car that crashed on the Castlecara Road in Carrick-on-Shannon shortly after midday today.

No other vehicle was involved.

The woman’s body has been taken to University Hospital Sligo where a post-mortem examination will be carried out.

The road remains closed and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to contact Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station on 071 - 9650510, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.