Letterkenny man charged with death of motorcyclist

October 8, 2020

A LETTERKENNY man has appeared in court charged with dangerous driving causing the death of a motorcyclist in Donegal.

56-year-old Eddie McIntyre was killed when his motorcycle was involved in a collision with a car on the R238 Burnfoot-Buncrana Road on July 4, 2018.

Bryan Harkin (75) of Loughnagin, Letterkenny, appeared at Buncrana District Court charged with dangerous driving causing the death of Mr McIntyre.

Sergeant Jim Collins gave evidence of arrest, charge and caution in the matter.

Sergeant Collins said that the DPP has directed prosecution on indictment in the circuit court.

Judge Paul Kelly expressed the Court’s condolences to members of Mr McIntyre’s family, who were present in court for the short hearing.

The case was adjourned for a book of evidence to be served on January 14 next.

Mr McIntyre was a native of Fahan and was driving in the Castleforward area at the time of the collision.

He was rushed to Altnagelvin Hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later.



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