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David Henning, who died on the N60 at Breaffy in Co Mayo on Monday evening, has been identified as one of the victims of the recent spate of road traffic accidents.
He was a passenger in one of the cars involved in the two-car collision that injured four people.
He was 33 years old.
Mayo Crash Victim
None of the other four people’s injuries are thought to be life-threatening.
Mr. Henning is from a South African family that owns and operates a jewelry manufacturing business in Killawalla, Westport.
Following the collision, local elected officials repeated their appeals to Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) to lower the speed limit in Breaffy.
Alan Dillon, a Fine Gael TD, along with Councillor Cyril Burke of his party and Independent Councillor Michael Kilcoyne, demanded that the TII take immediate action to cut the speed restriction through the village to 60 km/h.
A passenger in one of these vehicles, a man in his 30s, received fatal injuries.https://t.co/o3CxbE7HXG
— Irish Daily Mirror (@IrishMirror) December 28, 2021
Meanwhile, a woman in her 80s was airlifted to hospital after a major crash in Co Donegal yesterday.
At approximately 2.25 p.m., a car and a van collided on the outskirts of Ballyshannon.
Emergency personnel rushed to the location, causing major traffic congestion. The woman has transported away for treatment after an air ambulance was dispatched to the location.
Since St Stephen’s Day, seven individuals have died and several more have been injured in vehicle accidents, including Mr. Henning.
One person has died and four were injured in a crash on the N60 near Breaffy in County Mayo.
Since yesterday 6 men have died in road crashes on this island.
Three in Tyrone, one in Wexford, one in Dublin and one in Mayo. pic.twitter.com/NKqR4qG4VA
— Tom Douglas (@TomDouglas95) December 27, 2021
Crash In Mayo Today Full Details
On Monday night, a man in his 30s died in a collision involving a car and a bus in Wicklow, Ireland. At roughly 9.50 p.m., a collision happened on the M11 near Ballynabarney.
The man who died was the car’s driver and single occupant, and he was pronounced dead on the spot.
Sean Hanley, a 30-year-old man from Newtownmountkennedy, was identified as the deceased.
A tragic road traffic tragedy in Northern Ireland that killed three young men also caused global shock.
Tragic news. RIP.https://t.co/G70KCHtA0Z
— Sunday World (@sundayworld) December 28, 2021
On the Omagh Road outside Garvaghy in Co Tyrone, a car collided with a lorry about 1.50 a.m. on Monday. Nathan Corrigan, Peter Finnegan, and Petey McNamee were the three victims, according to local reports. A fourth man, in his twenties, was brought to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Separately, an 80-year-old cyclist was killed in a collision between a car and a bicycle in Dublin on Monday afternoon.
The crash happened soon before 1 p.m. on Killeen Road in Ballyfermot, and the cyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene.
On St Stephen’s Day, a 23-year-old driver was killed in a two-vehicle road accident in Ferns, Co Wexford. The young man was identified as John Power, a well-known Wexford resident.
A woman in her mid-50s, the driver of the second vehicle and the only occupant of the automobile, was critically injured and was in critical condition at St Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin.