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...

Road Safety Appeal following the death of Melissa Patterson

“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...

Mayo inquest returns verdict of accidental death

A jury at the inquest into the death of an 18-year-old woman, who died in a traffic collision in 2015, has returned a verdict of accidental death. Melissa Patterson was killed when she was hit by a car while walking on the N60 near Breaffy outside Castlebar. An...
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