Woman dies after Carndonagh road traffic collision

The entrance to the mountain road from Carndonagh to Buncrana, which has been closed as Gardai investigate the death of a 70 year old woman. DER5213SL420
The entrance to the mountain road from Carndonagh to Buncrana, which has been closed as Gardai investigate the death of a 70 year old woman. DER5213SL420

A 70 year-old woman has died after a road traffic collision in Carndonagh, Co. Donegal.

The incident took place at Churchtown shortly before 6pm yesterday.

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The woman received serious head injuries and was taken to Altnagelvin Hospital where she died shortly before midnight. The driver of the car, a man in his 40s, was not injured.

Gardaí have launched an investigation.

The scene in sealed off and Garda forensic collision investigators are carrying out an examination of the area.