Woman (70s) dies after car strikes ditch in Co Donegal

Driver sole occupant of car and pronounced dead at the scene on local road near Milford

Gardaí in Milford are investigating the single-vehicle collision that occurred on the N56 between Crolly and Dún Lúiche at approximately 4.30pm .Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Gardaí in Milford are investigating the single-vehicle collision that occurred on the N56 between Crolly and Dún Lúiche at approximately 4.30pm .Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

 

A woman in her 70s has died after a road traffic incident in Co Donegal.

Gardaí in Milford are investigating the single-vehicle collision that occurred on the N56 between Crolly and Dún Lúiche at approximately 4.30pm on Friday.

The woman, who was the sole occupant of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene after her car hit a ditch.

Her body was removed to Letterkenny University Hospital.

This stretch of road is closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.

Witnesses are asked to contact Milford Garda station on 074-9153060, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800-666111 or any Garda Station.