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Pensioner dies in hospital days after car crash

Gerald McElreavey’s car was involved in a collision with a digger last Monday.

A pensioner has died in hospital almost a week after being involved in a road crash. (PA)
A pensioner has died in hospital almost a week after being involved in a road crash. (PA)

By Rebecca Black, PA

An elderly pensioner has died in hospital almost a week after being involved in a road crash.

Gerald McElreavey, 88, from the Ballymoney area, was seriously injured last Monday evening when his car was involved in a collision with a digger.

The incident happened on the Quilly Road between Articlave and Coleraine.

A PSNI spokeswoman said he died in hospital on Saturday.

Police are appealing for information about the collision and have requested that anyone with information should contact officers in Coleraine on 101 quoting reference number 2320 of 16/09/19.

PA

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