Woman (20s) dies following car crash in the west

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A young woman in her 20s lost her life after a single car crash in the west of Ireland on Thursday night.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to the collison on the L5243 at Knocknalower, Pullathomas in Co. Mayo.

Gardai were alerted to the crash approximately 11:15pm on Thursday night, after a car is understood to have collided with a wall.

A female in her 20s was taken to Mayo University Hospital to be treated for her injuries before she later passed.

The road is currently closed to allow for a technical examination to take place by Forensic Collision Investigators.

Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling in the area at the time are asked to make this footage available to investigating Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Belmullet Gardaí on 097 819 10, the Garda Confidential Line o