A 68-year-old woman died this afternoon in an accident on the northbound TF1 near the Shell garage between the Los Cristianos and Las Galletas junctions. Emergency services say that they were called out just after 2pm with reports of the accident in which several cars were involved. The most seriously affected victim was was transferred to a local hospital with critical injuries but these were sadly too severe for her to overcome. A 49-year-old woman was also transferred to hospital with moderate injuries. The incident caused significant tailbacks on the motorway throughout the afternoon.