Woman in her 40s dies following collision between car and van in Kilkenny

Tragic news.

A woman died following a collision between two vehicles in Kilkenny on Sunday morning (October 23).

The fatal crash involving a car and a van happened on the N10 at Templemartin between the Hebron Road roundabout and the M9 motorway.

The driver of the car, a woman in her 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The passenger in the car, a woman in her 50s, was taken to St Luke’s General Hospital in Kilkenny with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the van, a man in his 40s, was taken to St Luke’s General Hospital in Kilkenny with serious injuries.

No other injuries were reported.

The road is currently closed and an engineering review is underway by forensic collision investigators. Local diversions are in place.

Gardaí calls on all witnesses to this collision to provide information.

All road users who may have camera footage (including dash cams) and traveling on the N10 at Templemartin between the Hebron Road roundabout and the M9 motorway between 07:00 and 07:45 are requested to make these images available to Gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kilkenny Garda Station on 056 7775000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.