75 year-old woman has died following a collision in county Down

Incident happens just one day after a woman was killed in a car accident in Dublin

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A 75-year-old woman has died following a collision in county Down.

The two-car crash happened on the A2 dual carriageway between Bangor and Holywood at Carney Hill at around 2.10pm this afternoon.

The woman was the driver of one of the cars. The driver of the second car - a man- was taken to hospital for treatment to non-life-threatening injuries.

The road remains closed so that police can carry out an examination.

Yesterday morning, a woman died in a traffic accident in West Dublin.

She was knocked down on Hartstown Road in Clonsilla at around 2.30am this morning.

A second woman was injured in the crash.