A woman has died after the car she was driving was involved in a collision with a truck in Co Clare.

The incident happened on the N68 Kilrush to Ennis road at around 4pm.

The woman, who was in her 70s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her body has been taken to University Hospital Limerick where a post-mortem examination will take place.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

The road is currently closed for a technical examination.

Anyone with information about the incident, particularly road users who may have dashcam or other video footage, are asked to contact Kilrush Garda Station on 065-9080550, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.