December 5, 2023

An engineer’s report has been sought within the case of a person charged with harmful driving inflicting the demise of a girl in Lifford.

Sean Connaughton faces a trial in reference to the demise of mother-of-one Laura Connolly in July 2021.

Connaughton faces two expenses in relation to a highway site visitors collision at Townparks, Lifford on July 11, 2021.

Ms Connolly, a 34-year-old feminine pedestrian, was taken from the scene by ambulance to College Hospital Letterkenny the place she was later pronounced lifeless.

Connaughton faces a cost of harmful driving inflicting demise, opposite to part 53 (1) of the Highway Visitors Act. Connaughton additionally faces a cost of failing to maintain the automobile at or close to the place, opposite to part 106 of the Highway Visitors Act.

At Letterkenny Circuit Court docket this week, Mr Peter Nolan BL, representing Connaughton requested that authorized assist within the case be prolonged to cowl an engineer’s report.

Choose John Aylmer granted the appliance and remanded Connaughton on bail on the identical phrases and circumstances as have been beforehand in existence.

A e book of proof was served on Connaughton, who has an tackle in Dundalk, County Louth, in January 2022.

At a earlier sitting of Letterkenny District Court docket, an utility to fluctuate the phrases of Connaughton’s bail, in relation to the variety of occasions he’s required to signal on with An Garda Síochana was objected. Then, Choose Deirdre Gearty upheld the objection made by Sergeant Jim Collins.

At about 2.45am on July 11, 2021 gardaí and emergency providers attended on the scene of a site visitors collision on the N15 at Townparks, Lifford.

Engineer’s report ordered in case of man charged with harmful driving inflicting demise was final modified: October nineteenth, 2023 by Employees Author