Ballymoney pensioner dies in hospital following crash

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It happened on the Quilly Road between Articlave and Coleraine on Monday night.

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A pensioner from Ballymoney has died in hospital 5 days after being involved in a crash between a car and a digger.

It happened on the Quilly Road between Articlave and Coleraine on Monday night.

The 88 year old passed away yesterday.

 

A PSNI statement said:

"A man who was seriously injured in a road traffic collision on Quilly Road between Articlave and Coleraine earlier this week has sadly died. "

"88-year-old Gerald McElreavey was taken to hospital for treatment of his injuries after his Citroen C3 car was involved in a collision at around 10pm on Monday evening (16th September) with a Manitou digger. "

"Mr. McElreavey, who was from the Ballymoney area, sadly passed away in hospital yesterday." 

"Police continue to appeal for information about the collision and ask anyone with information to contact officers in Coleraine on 101 quoting reference number 2320 of 16/09/19."

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