Woman in her 60s dies following Co Monaghan crash

The two-vehicle collision occurred on the Monaghan to Ballybay Road at Feragh

 A woman in her early 60s has died following a two-car collision in Co Monaghan. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A woman in her early 60s has died following a two-car collision in Co Monaghan. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

 

A woman in her early 60s has died following a two-car collision in Co Monaghan.

The collision occurred at approximately 4.45pm on Saturday on the Monaghan to Ballybay Road at Feragh.

The woman was a passenger in one of the cars. The driver of that car, a woman in her 40s, was seriously injured in the incident and taken to Monaghan hospital.

The driver of the second car, a man in his mid-40s, was taken to Cavan hospital with minor injuries.

Garda forensic collision investigators will examine the scene on Sunday morning. The Monaghan to Ballybay Road is currently closed and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the incident to contact Monaghan Garda station on 047-77201, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line on 1800-666111 or any Garda Station.