Irish woman dies following car crash in Australia

Mayo woman who went to country recently involved in incident near Melbourne

File photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

File photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

 

An Irish woman has died following a car crash near Melbourne in Australia.

It is understood the woman is from Co Mayo and had travelled to Australia in recent weeks.

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it was aware of the case and was providing consular assistance.