Woman killed and three other people injured in Co Longford crash

It happened at Cloonagh near Drumlish at around 7.20pm last night

Woman killed and three other people injured in Co Longford crash

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A woman has died and three other people have been injured in a crash in Co Longford.

The three-car crash happened on the R198 at Cloonagh near Drumlish at around 7.20pm yesterday evening.

The driver of one of the cars - a 34-year-old woman - was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her body was taken to the mortuary at Tullamore Hospital, where a post-mortem exam will take place.

Three other people were injured in the incident, and taken to Mullingar Hospital. Their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

A forensic examination has taken place at the scene, and the road has now reopened.

Gardaí say the cars involved in the crash have been removed for further examination.

Anyone with information about the crash is being asked to contact Granard Garda Station 043-668-7660 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111.