Woman dies and three people seriously injured in Kilkenny crash

Two-vehicle incident happened on N25 at Glenmore at around 6.30pm on Wednesday

Garda forensic collision investigators were examining the scene of crash at Glenmore, Co Kilkenny on Thursday morning. Photograph: Alan Betson

Garda forensic collision investigators were examining the scene of crash at Glenmore, Co Kilkenny on Thursday morning. Photograph: Alan Betson

 

A woman died and three other people were seriously injured in a two-vehicle collision in Co Kilkenny on Wednesday evening.

The woman, aged in her 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened on the N25 Rosslare to Cork road at Gaulstown, Glenmore at around 6.30pm.

Gardaí said three women, two aged in their 20s and one in her late teens, were taken to University Hospital Waterford to be treated for serious injuries.

“The road remains closed to allow Garda Forensic Collision Investigators to conduct an examination of the scene. Local diversions are in place,” a Garda spokesman said on Thursday morning.

Gardaí appealed to anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact Thomastown station on (056) 7754150, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

Investigators are particularly keen to speak to anyone who was on the N25 in the Glenmore area between 6.15pm and 6.40pm who may have dashcam footage.