Donegal third worst in country for road accident deaths

Donegal has come in as the 3rd worst in the country when it comes to road traffic accidents that resulted in fatalities last year.

In a recent report by the Road Safety Authority, Donegal and Tipperary with 10 fatalities  were the third-worst affected counties, just behind Dublin and Cork.

Neighbouring counties, such as a Sligo, ranked bottom, with just one road fatality,  with a slightly higher figure in Leitrim of two.

Donegal Road Safety Campaigner for A-CEART (Action Campaign for Education Against Road Tragedies) Mary Clinton claims the lack of gardai is one of the main causes of fatalities on Donegal roads: