The source told Lusa News Agency: “We received the alert at 9.27pm for a road accident that occurred on the A2 in the South-North direction.

The death of a 22-year-old German woman was confirmed on the scene while the driver of the vehicle was found to be slightly wounded,” said the CDOS source referring to the accident which occurred last Friday.

According to the same source, the accident occurred in the area of Monte Branco, in the municipality of Silves. Authorities are investigating the causes of the accident.