Woman (50s) killed in a road accident in Co. Clare

The car she was driving left the road entered a field at about 11pm last night

A woman in her 50's has died in a crash near Miltown Malbay, Co.Clare.

The single car crash happened at about 11pm last night when the car left the road and entered a field.

The woman, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her body has been removed to Limerick University Hospital where a post-mortem examination will be carried out.

The road at the scene is closed for a forensic examination.