Gardaí in Killarney are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred this afternoon, at approximately 2.25pm.
A two car collision occurred on the N72, Killarney to Mallow Road. A female driver in her 70s (only occupant) was fatally injured when her car was in collision with another car.
The male driver (only occupant) of the other car in his 20s was airlifted to University Hospital Limerick with serious injuries. The road was closed to facilitate a Garda Forensic Collision Investigation but has since reopened.
Witnesses are asked to contact Killarney on 064 71160, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.