06/25/2015 06:05 EDT | Updated 06/25/2016 05:59 EDT

Woman, 78, dies after car slams into tree in Châteauguay

A 78-year-old woman has died after the car she was travelling in hit a tree in Châteauguay.

The accident happened on St-Jean-Baptiste Boulevard.

There were two other elderly people in the car, including the driver. They were taken to hospital but doctors say their lives are not in danger.

Police say driver error could be the cause of the accident.