Woman in her 60s killed in traffic collision in Tipperary

Two men, in their 70s and 50s, were severely injured in the incident

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A woman in her 60s was fatally injured in a road traffic collision this afternoon on the Limerick Road in Roscrea, Co. Tipperary.

The woman was the driver of a car which collided with a van at about 3 o' clock this afternoon. Two passengers in the car, a man in his 70s and a man in his 50s, were airlifted to University Hospital Limerick with serious injuries.

The driver of the van was not injured.

A Garda investigation has begun into the cause of the crash and a forensic examination of the crash site is underway.