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Police confirm tragic death of pensioner (87) five days after Co Down collision

Two men and a woman were also taken to hospital

Marlacoo Road Accident

An 87-year-old woman has died five days after a road traffic collision in Ballyward.

It was reported to police at around 5.15pm on Saturday, that a BMW rally car had collided with a Fiat Panda in the Slievenaboley Road area.

Police confirmed this afternoon (Thursday), that a woman had died.

A PSNI spokesperson added: “Two men and a woman were also taken to hospital for treatment to injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening at this time.

“Officers would appeal to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or to anyone with CCTV or dash cam footage which could assist with their enquiries, to contact them on 101 quoting reference number 1239 22/07/23.”

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