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06th Jun 2017

Five People Lost Their Lives On Irish Roads Over The Bank Holiday Weekend

James Fenton

A total of five men lost their lives on Irish roads over the June Bank Holiday weekend. 

Each man was involved in a separate accident, with the incidents taking place in the counties of Meath, Wicklow, Mayo, Roscommon, and Fermanagh.

A lorry driver in his 40s died after his vehicle jackknifed on the M1 in Co. Meath yesterday. 

Elsewhere, a male pedestrian was killed in the early hours of Monday in Wicklow while a front seat passenger, aged 20, died in Co. Mayo at 4am Sunday morning. 

On Saturday, a man in his 40s was killed in an accident in Co. Roscommon and a 26-year-old died in a single-vehicle crash in Co. Fermanagh.

Up until Friday June 2, there were 63 people killed on Irish roads in 2017.