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Four people have been killed in road accidents over the weekend

Four people have been killed in road accidents over the weekend

Four people have been killed in road accidents over the weekend

Four people have been killed on the country's roads over the weekend bringing the death toll so far this year to 35.

The first of the crashes happened shortly before 11.30pm on Friday when a car driven by a 23-year-old man collided with another car on the N5 at Carrowgowan near the village of Bohola, Co Mayo.

Two people in the other vehicle were unhurt.

At around 4.30pm on Saturday a 43-year-old motorcyclist died when he crashed into a car at Knockdoebeg, Lackagh, Co Galway.

Later a 51-year-old man died when his car struck a wall on the Skerries Road in Rush, north co Dublin, just after midnight.

He was the only person in the vehicle.

And a motorcyclist in his late 20s died after he hit a pick-up truck on Sunday at Cloghnadromin, Ballysimon, Co Limerick.

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The latest accidents mean 16 drivers, six motorcyclists, six pedestrians and seven passengers have been killed this year in road traffic accidents.

So far this month 12 people have lost their lives, compared with 14 for the entire month of February last year.


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