Tuesday 23 July 2019

Man dies from injuries after being thrown from quad bike

Gardaí in Co Donegal are now investigating the accident. Stock picture
Gardaí in Co Donegal are now investigating the accident. Stock picture

Stephen Maguire

A man has died after he was thrown from his quad bike in Co Donegal.

Patrick McGinty, who was in his 40s, was involved in an accident near Mountcharles on Sunday around 7pm.

Mr McGinty came off the quad bike and sustained serious head injuries.

No other vehicles were involved in the incident.

He was rushed to Letterkenny University Hospital where he was treated.

He was transferred to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin but died yesterday as a result of his injuries.

A full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is being carried out by gardaí.

Mr McGinty was well-known in the Mountcharles and Inver areas and worked in a local fish factory.

He was a huge Liverpool FC fan.

Tributes have been pouring in on social media for Mr McGinty.

Gardaí in Co Donegal are now investigating the accident.

Irish Independent

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