A woman has died following a car crash in Kerry 4 days ago

A woman has died following a car crash in Kerry

Tragic news.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a two car fatal traffic collision in Kerry on Tuesday (12 January).


At approximately 4.15pm, Gardaí and Emergency Services were alerted to a two car head on collision the N22 at Dunrine near Lawlor’s Cross.

A female passenger aged in her 80s in one of the cars was pronounced dead at University Hospital Kerry a short time later.

The driver and a second passenger in the same car were removed by ambulance to University Hospital Kerry.

The driver of the second car was also taken to hospital.

Gardaí said that the injuries sustained by those who have been hospitalised are believed to be serious.

The local coroner has been notified and the crash site has been preserved for examination by Garda forensic collision investigators.

The road is currently closed to traffic and diversions are in place.


Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to come forward and also to any road users with camera footage (including dash-cam) from along the N22 at the time of the collision to make it available to investigators.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Killarney Town Garda Station on 064-6671160, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.