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No fatal road crashes recorded in Longford last year

Jan 4, 2021 10:01 By Shannonside News
No fatal road crashes recorded in Longford last year No fatal road crashes recorded in Longford last year
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Longford was one of only two counties last year not to record any road fatalities. New figures from the Road Safety Authority reveal that five

Longford was one of only two counties last year not to record any road fatalities.

New figures from the Road Safety Authority reveal that five people in Roscommon lost their lives in road crashes last year - the highest in the Shannonside Northern Sound region.

Three people lost their lives in crashes in County Monaghan and two in County Cavan.

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One fatal road crash was recorded by Gardai in Leitrim - with none in Longford- the only county with a zero figure along with Laois.

According to the RSA, the number of road fatalities increased by nine or 6% last year.

However, there were 1,407 fewer serious and minor injury collisions recorded, a 25% decrease compared to 2019.

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