A woman has died in a car accident in Co Tipperary.
The accident happened on the M7 motorway between junction 24 and junction 23 northbound at around 7am this morning.
A female driver (age unknown) was pronounced dead at the scene. It is understood from initial investigations that the car struck a barrier.
She was the only occupant of a car.
The motorway between junctions 24 and 23 is currently closed to facilitate a Garda forensic collision investigation and will remain closed for a number of hours.
Diversions are in place.
Witnesses are asked to contact Nenagh Garda Station on 067 50450 The Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.