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Driver to be sentenced over fatal crash at ‘dangerous’ Sligo crossroads

Van driver drove through junction without stopping and collided with jeep

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The scene of the fatal crash in 2019.

The scene of the fatal crash in 2019.

Van driver Jeff Richardson who has pleaded guilty to careless driving causing death.

Van driver Jeff Richardson who has pleaded guilty to careless driving causing death.

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The scene of the fatal crash in 2019.

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A 49-year-old van driver from Northern Ireland who drove through a crossroads without stopping and collided with a jeep which resulted in the death of its driver will be sentenced at Sligo Circuit Court on Thursday.

Jeff Richardson of 81 Blackisland Road, Annaghmore, Portadown, Co Armagh was driving home from work in Belmullet and was following a route on his Sat Nav when the accident occurred.


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