Prince Philip involved in car crash near Sandringham estate

The Duke of Edinburgh has escaped unhurt after the car he was driving was involved in a crash close to the Sandringham estate in Norfolk. Police were called to the scene of a collision involving 97-year-old Prince Philip on Thursday. Witnesses told the BBC the Land Rover being driven by Philip had overturned after pulling out from [...]

By |2019-01-18T10:51:31+00:00January 18th, 2019|Accident, celebrity, Driving, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|Comments Off on Prince Philip involved in car crash near Sandringham estate

Woman who was allegedly tripped by child at roller disco awarded €25,000

A woman who alleged she was tripped at a Spin Roller Disco by an unidentified child, who put its leg out in front of her as she walked through a crowd, has been awarded €25,000 damages against the company running the event. Barbara Thomas, a 44-year-old executive officer, told Circuit Court President, Justice Raymond Groarke [...]

By |2019-01-16T09:32:59+00:00January 16th, 2019|Accident, Courts, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|Comments Off on Woman who was allegedly tripped by child at roller disco awarded €25,000

Boy knocked down at level crossing settles case for €100,000

A schoolboy who was knocked down as he walked across a level crossing at a retail park with his father has settled his High Court case for €100,000. Dylan Duffy's counsel, Vincent Foley SC, told the High Court the car drove "straight through" the zebra crossing at Carrickmines Retail Park, Co Dublin. The boy, who [...]

By |2018-12-14T15:40:31+00:00December 14th, 2018|Accident, Courts, Driving, Injury, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim, Road Safety|Comments Off on Boy knocked down at level crossing settles case for €100,000

High Court awards man €66k for fall at work

A man who suffered injuries to his shoulder, hip and knee after he tripped at the entrance of where he worked has been awarded over €66,000 in damages by the High Court. The award was made by Mr Justice Denis McDonald in favour of Mr Colie Conneely, who the judge said suffered "a very nasty [...]

By |2018-11-02T09:00:23+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Accident, Compensation, Courts, High Court, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim, Personal Safety|Comments Off on High Court awards man €66k for fall at work

Dublin girl, 14, knocked down while crossing road gets €47,500 settlement

A 14-year-old girl who was injured when she was knocked down as she attempted to cross a road near her home after buying an ice cream has settled her High Court case for €47,500. Shannon Whelan Loy suffered a fracture to her leg in the accident. Shannon (14), St Lawrence’s Terrace, Howth, Co Dublin had [...]

By |2018-10-05T14:00:44+01:00October 5th, 2018|Accident, Catastrophic injury, Courts, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim, Road Safety, Road Traffic Accident|Comments Off on Dublin girl, 14, knocked down while crossing road gets €47,500 settlement

Pedestrian killed after being struck by truck

A woman pedestrian in her 70s has died after being struck by a truck in Co Monaghan. The collision happened at around midday on Main Street in Carrickmacross. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her body was removed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, where a post-mortem examination will take place. Diversions [...]

By |2018-09-27T14:38:29+01:00September 27th, 2018|Accident, Catastrophic injury, Death, Personal Injuries, Road Safety, Road Traffic Accident|Comments Off on Pedestrian killed after being struck by truck

Inquest hears three generations of family killed in ‘horror’ crash in Mayo

A jury has returned verdicts of accidental death at inquest arising from a car crash that claimed the lives of three generations of the same family in Co Mayo last year. Mary Ann Wilson, 67, her 39-year-old daughter, Marcella, and her six-year-old son, Sean, died when the car they were travelling in collided with a [...]

By |2018-09-20T09:00:09+01:00September 20th, 2018|Accident, Death, Law, News, Personal Injuries, Road Safety|Comments Off on Inquest hears three generations of family killed in ‘horror’ crash in Mayo

Nine people injured in crash between school bus and car in Limerick

Nine people injured – six children, two adults and a teenager – have been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a collision between a school bus and a car in Co Limerick. The collision, which occurred at Ardvarna, Lisnagry, was reported to emergency services at 8.15am. The 28-seater bus, contracted by Bus Éireann from a [...]

By |2018-09-07T13:00:26+01:00September 7th, 2018|Accident, Driving, Gardai, Law, News, Personal Injuries, Personal Safety, Road Safety|Comments Off on Nine people injured in crash between school bus and car in Limerick

Woman in court over fatal Dundalk crash

A 21-year-old woman has appeared in court charged in relation to a road traffic collision last year in which a man died in Dundalk, Co Louth. Eimear White, with an address Castlecarra, Riverstown, Co Louth, was remanded on bail at Dundalk District Court. She is accused of dangerous driving causing the death of 29-year-old Robert McLoughlin on 21 October [...]

By |2018-09-06T14:30:53+01:00September 6th, 2018|Accident, Courts, Driving, News|Comments Off on Woman in court over fatal Dundalk crash

Meath community devastated by death of young scout in car crash

A Co Meath community is devastated after learning of the death of a Junior Certificate student in a road traffic crash in Moldova. Marius Bors, 15, was killed in a car crash while on holiday with his family last weekend. Dunshaughlin Scouts hosted a vigil to remember their lost member last night in the village. [...]

By |2018-08-30T16:05:43+01:00August 30th, 2018|Accident, Courts, Injury, News, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|Comments Off on Meath community devastated by death of young scout in car crash
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