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05th Mar 2021

Woman in 20s dies in car accident in Wexford

Breaking news

The collision occurred this morning.

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of a fatal road traffic collision that occurred shortly before 6am this morning, March 5 on the New Line Road (R733) in Co.Wexford.

There were two cars involved in this collision. The driver from one of these cars, a woman aged in her 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene a short time afterwards.

The driver of the second car, a woman aged in her 60s, was taken to taken Wexford General Hospital to undergo treatment for non-life threatening injuries.

There were no other injuries reported.

The body of the deceased has since been removed to the local Mortuary at Wexford Hospital where a post-mortem will take place at a later date.

The road remains closed at this time. Forensic Collision Investigators are currently carrying out their examinations.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward and for any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) who were travelling in the area between 5.30am and 6am to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Wexford Garda Station on 053 9165200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.