Elderly woman dies after Malahide, Dublin collision

Man (79) and two women treated in hospital following incident happened on Coast Road

A woman (78) was pronoucned dead at Beaumont Hospital from njuries sustained in a collision. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A woman (78) was pronoucned dead at Beaumont Hospital from njuries sustained in a collision. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Tue, Aug 12, 2014, 10:34

An elderly woman has died after a crash involving two vehicles in Malahide, Co Dublin.

The collision happened on the Coast Road at about 3pm yesterday.

The woman (78) died at Beaumont Hospital as a result of injuries sustained in the incident.

A man (79) who she was travelling with received non-life threatening injuries and is being treated at the same hospital.

Two women who were travelling in the second vehicle, aged 22 and 59, were also taken to hospital with non-serious injuries.

A post-mortem is to be carried out on the body of the deceased woman.

Gardaí in Swords have appealed for witnesses to contact them on 01-6664700, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.