Investigation into Canadian crash which lead to death of Longford man nearing conclusion

It’s hoped an investigation into the circumstances surrounding a car crash in Canada which left a Longford man with serious head injuries last year will conclude in the coming weeks.

29-year-old Brendan Keogh died last August in a hospital in Ireland, four months after he was knocked down by an unmarked police vehicle on the 13th of March last in the town of Squamish.

Subsequently, the Canadian police watchdog, the Independent Investigations Office (IIO) launched an inquiry into the circumstances of the crash.

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The office issued an appeal for the driver of a white vehicle seen in the area before Brendan’s accident to come forward, but police were unable to locate them.

The 29-year-old’s family are in regular contact with the Canadian authorities and have been kept updated on the progress of the investigation.

The chief civilian Director of the IIO, Ronald McDonald, explained to Shannonside FM the focus of their investigations so far: