Family’s car ‘doing U-turn’ at time of fatal Wexford crash

(pictured Steve Alexander (left) his brother Doug jnr and their parents Doug and Lily died in a collision on the N25 Rosslare to Cork road near New Ross on December 4th, 2017). There was nothing a lorry driver could have done to avoid a road traffic collision in which...

Second and Final Report of the Personal Injuries Commission

The Personal Injuries Commission (PIC), which was established following the Cost of Insurance Working Group Report on the Cost of Motor Insurance in January 2017, has published its Second and Final Report. Chairperson of the Personal Injuries Commission, Nicholas J...

Melissa Patterson was just 18 years old when she was hit by a car

“We’ve lost someone so precious.” In July 2015 Melissa Patterson was just 18 years old when she was hit by a car and killed while out walking on the N60. So far in 2017, 12 people have died so far on our roads, seven of those deaths have been...

Family hope daughter’s death not in vain

Accidental death verdict at Melissa Patterson inquest THE family of a Castlebar teenager who died in a road-traffic accident have said that they hope her death will not be in vain and that motorists will be more vigilant of pedestrians. Melissa Patterson of 11 Hollow...

Death Crash Inquest

A PENSIONER has told of the horror moment she caused a road accident which claimed the life of a teenager. Mary O’Malley, 84, was the driver of a Ford Focus car which collided with Melissa Patterson, 18, on July 30, 2015. Tragic Melissa, from Castlebar, Co Mayo, was...
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