Occupants of a car being chased by gardaí may have been involved in burglaries in Tipperary.

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It is reported that gardaí are investigating whether the occupants of a car being chased by gardai before it struck another vehicle, killing a woman may have been involved in a number of burglaries in Co Tipperary.

The crash happened at around 9pm on the M7 motorway in Co Kildare when the car garda were pursuing collided with another car, killing its occupant, a woman said to be in her thirties or early forties.

Five people, aged between 13 and 33 were travelling in the car being pursued by gardaí.   They are being treated in hospital.

Because of the involvement of a garda car in the incident the Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission has been informed and are investigating the incident. witnesses are sought.