SAFETY MEASURES PROMISED AT EMYVALE BLACK SPOT FOLLOWING WEEKEND ACCIDENT

22 January 2015 No Comments by The Northern Standard

The National Roads Authority are being requested to expedite approval and funding for a comprehensive plan of safety measures at the Shaws Corner area of Emyvale where a lorry transporting milk overturned and collided with portion of a residence around 8.30 am on Sunday morning last. The N2 was closed in both directions for a time following the crash and Gardaí are continuing an investigation into the cause of the incident, which occurred in icy road conditions. The driver of the vehicle is understood to have escaped serious injury and no injuries were caused to local residents. Mr Barry Colton, the gable of whose home was struck by the lorry, said afterwards that he was surprised that no-one was killed or seriously injured in the incident, which caused damage to the fence of a nearby property and to a wall adjacent the Silver Hill premises. The accident took place in….

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