A Co Kildare road is closed this morning following a fatal accident last night

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A Co Kildare road is closed this morning following a fatal accident last night
8:29 Monday 18th of February 2019

A Co Kildare road remains closed this morning following a fatal accident last night.

Gardaí in Naas Co Kildare are appealing for witnesses following a fatal traffic collision.

At approximately 11pm last night, 9 Gardaí and emergency services were alerted to a single car crash at Rathangan Road, Allenwood South, Naas, Co Kildare.

The Allenwood/Rathangan Rd (R414) is closed until further notice between Allenwood and Lullymore.

Motorists are being advised to use an alternative route. Traffic is moving better eastbound on the M4.

The driver of the car a 52-year-old female (only occupant)   was pronounced dead at the scene. The body of the deceased has been removed to the mortuary at Naas General Hospital where a post-mortem examination will be carried out today. The local Coroner has been notified.

Garda forensic collision investigators are at the scene and local diversions are in place.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to contact Naas Garda Station 045-884300 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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