Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a fatal two-car collision near Duagh in County Kerry this lunchtime.
A 67-year-old female passenger in one of the cars was taken from the scene by ambulance to University Hospital Kerry at around 12.30pm, but was later pronounced dead.
The driver, a man in his 50s, was also taken to hospital where he's understood to be in a serious condition.
A man and woman in their twenties were taken from the second car and also brought to hospital.
The road was closed for a number of hours but has since reopened to traffic.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Listowel Garda Station 068-50820 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.