MAN CHARGED WITH CAUSING DEATH BY DANGEROUS DRIVING OF DONEGAL TEENAGER SHANE

first_imgThe late Shane PattonA MAN has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving of a Co Donegal teenager.Shane Patton, who was 18, lost his fight for life following a two car collision outside the N13 Service Station in Drumkeen on Wednesday, July 12, 2012. The incident occurred at around midnight when his black Volkswagen Bora was exiting from a minor road opposite the filling station onto the main Letterkenny to Ballybofey road.However, a black Toyota Celica travelling from Ballybofey to Letterkenny crashed into the driver’s door of his car. Mr Patton died the next day in Letterkenny General Hospital.Sgt Derek Lynott told today’s sitting of Letterkenny District Court that this morning he had charged 40-year-old Eamonn Lynch, from Glentain Manor, Letterkenny, with causing death by dangerous driving.Sgt Lynott told Judge Paul Kelly that when Lynch was charged, the accused man had replied: “I’m really sorry it happened.“I’m sorry for the family. My heart goes out to the family. I did not mean for anything like this to happen. It was an accident.”Lynch also faces separate charges of failing to remain at the scene of a road traffic collision on October 5, 2011. He was also charged with having no driving license or insurance on the same date.Inspector David Murphy asked for the case to be adjourned until February 2014 to allow for the service of a book of evidence.Lynch was released on his own bail of €500 on condition that he sign on at Letterkenny Garda Station three times per week, that he does not drive any vehicle, that he does not apply for a passport and he does not leave the Republic of Ireland.MAN CHARGED WITH CAUSING DEATH BY DANGEROUS DRIVING OF DONEGAL TEENAGER SHANE was last modified: December 10th, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:DEATH BY DANGEROUS DRIVINGDistrict CourtDrumkeeneamonn lynchletterkennyshane pattonlast_img

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