Second person dies after Syd beach crash

An elderly man has died after a car he was a passenger in plunged onto Maroubra beach last week.
An elderly man has died after a car he was a passenger in plunged onto Maroubra beach last week.

A second elderly person has died in hospital days after a car smashed through a railing and plunged onto Sydney's Maroubra Beach.

The 80-year-old Mona Vale man was a passenger in the Mazda 3 which fell some six metres onto the sand on Wednesday afternoon.

NSW Police on Tuesday confirmed the man died in Royal North Shore Hospital on Sunday.

The 86-year-old female driver from Maroubra died on Saturday.

Australian Associated Press