A woman and her 14-year-old son have died in a car crash in Co Galway.
The woman, who was aged in her 30s, and her son died when the car they were travelling in hit a tree at Ballaghlea, Ballygar at around 9.45pm last night.
They were both pronounced dead at the scene and their bodies were removed to University Hospital Galway, where post-mortem examinations are expected to take place.
They were the only occupants of the car and no other vehicles were involved.
It is understood they were from the area.
The road where the crash occurred has been sealed off and is being examined by garda forensic investigators this morning.