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22-year-old man who survived collision that claimed eight lives interviewed by gardai

first_imgNews The 22-year-old man who survived a horror smash that claimed eight lives has been interviewed by gardai for the first time.Gardai investigating the horrific collision in Co Donegal last July are now awaiting the results of forensic tests from the scene.Seven of eight young men in one car died instantly in the collision on the R238 between Clonmany and Buncrana on July 11.21-year-old Mark McLaughlin, from Fahan; 19-year-old Paul Doherty, from Ballyliffin; 19-year-old Ciaran Sweeney, of Ballyliffin; 21-year-old PJ McLaughlin, of Burnfoot; 23-year-old James McEleney, of Clonmany; 22-year-old Eamon McDaid, from Buncrana, and 21-year-old Damien McLaughlin, from Buncrana, all died at the scene.The driver of the second car, 66-year-old Hughie Friel from Urris in Clonmany, was also killed as he returned home from bingo.Sole survivor 22-year-old Shaun Kelly, from Buncrana, who was driving the car in which the young men perished, sustained serious injuries to his face and upper body.It emerged yesterday that gardai had interviewed him at his family home in Ballymagan. Twitter Previous articleMost of 6,000 released minks now recapturedNext articleFinn Valley punter scoops €350,000 in last nights lotto draw News Highland Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Pinterest Facebook WhatsAppcenter_img Facebook Google+ WhatsApp 22-year-old man who survived collision that claimed eight lives interviewed by gardai Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Twitter By News Highland – September 30, 2010 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th last_img read more