Saturday 24 June 2017

Woman remains in serious condition following three-car horror crash at weekend

The incident happened on the N52 at Hiskinstown. Picture: Google Maps
The incident happened on the N52 at Hiskinstown. Picture: Google Maps
Luke Byrne

Luke Byrne

A WOMAN remains in a serious condition in hospital following a three-vehicle collision, involving a truck and two cars, over the weekend.

Amy Sheridan (25) from Ballinagh, Co Cavan, died at Mullingar Hospital shortly after the collision which happened at Hiskinstown, Delvin, Co Westmeath, at 3.30pm on Saturday afternoon.

Laura Ann Finucane (38), originally from Greystones, Co Wicklow, was pronounced dead at the scene. She was a passenger in the same vehicle as Ms Sheridan.

The female driver of a second car, who was its only occupant, was airlifted to Tallaght Hospital. It us understood she remains in a serious condition.

The male truck driver was uninjured in the incident.

Funeral arrangements have been made for Ms Finucane, who is survived by her mother Pauline, sister Emma, her brother-in-law Rory, niece Erica and nephew Jake.

Amy Sheridan (25) was killed in a car crash on Saturday
Amy Sheridan (25) was killed in a car crash on Saturday

Her Mass has been scheduled to take place at 10.00am on Wednesday in the Church of the Holy Rosary, in Greystones.

Separately, Ms Sheridan has been described as a "beloved camogie player, friend and sister”.

Originally from Co Cavan, her local camogie club, Lacken Camogie, said it was with "great heartbreak" that they learned of her passing.

Her funeral Mass has been organised for St Michael's Church, Potahee, on Wednesday.

She has been survived by her parents Jim and Marie, brothers Garry and Shane, aunty Aiden and boyfriend Wes.

A 47-year-old tourist was also killed on the Shelbourne Road, in Dublin 4, on Sunday. He was struck by a car at around 12.25am.

He was treated by emergency services personnel but was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later. The driver of the car was uninjured.

Gardai have not yet specified the nationality of the man.

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