Gardaí renew witness appeal after elderly woman killed in Co Kerry

The elderly woman, a passenger in one of the cars, was pronounced at University Hospital Kerry (UHK) a short time later. 
Gardaí renew witness appeal after elderly woman killed in Co Kerry

Two vehicles were involved in the incident. File picture. 

Gardaí have renewed their appeal for witnesses after a woman aged in her 80s was killed following a two-vehicle collission yesterday afternoon in Co Kerry. 

Yesterday at around 4.15pm, gardaí and emergency services received reports of a two-vehicle head on collision on the N22 at Dunrine near Lawlor’s Cross. 

The elderly woman, a passenger in one of the cars, was pronounced at University Hospital Kerry (UHK) a short time later. 

The driver and another passenger of the same car were taken by ambulance to UHK for treatment. 

The driver and only occupant of the second car was taken to hospital for treatment as well. Their injuries are understood to be serious. 

Gardaí would like to speak in particular with anyone who may have witnessed unusual driving behaviour on approach routes to Lawlor’s Cross from the Killarney direction between 4pm and 4.20pm. 

Any road users that may have dash-cam footage from the N22 at the time of the collision is encouraged to present it to the Gardaí. 

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.

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