Road accident claims the life of Newtownabbey woman

A road accident near Toomebridge has claimed the life of a woman from Newtownabbey.

The woman who was killed has been named as 68-year-old Elizabeth Glasgow from Shore Road, Newtownabbey.

The accident took place around 4:30pm on Wednesday August 29, when the woman’s Citroen car was in collision with a skip lorry on the Hillhead Road.

Two young girls aged, 11 and 13, who were passengers in the car, were taken to hospital, but their injuries are not thought to be serious.

Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the accident to contact Magherafelt police station on 028 7963 3701.

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