Gardaí are at scene of a fatal road traffic collision that occurred outside Aglish village on the R671 in Waterford this morning at 11.40am today Monday 16th October 2017.
A female driver in her 50’s was fatally injured when the car she was driving was struck by a falling tree. A female passenger in her 70’s was injured and has been removed to Waterford Regional Hospital with non life threatening injuries. Emergencies services are still at scene.
Gardaí urge all road users to remain indoors and not to travel unless your journey is absolutely necessary. Weather conditions in West Waterford and Waterford city are currently described as severe and reports of numerous falling trees due to high winds.