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Ireland Donegal car crash victim Rachel Elliot 'heartbroken' to learn of friends' tragic death

16:25  14 september  2018
16:25  14 september  2018 Source:   msn.com

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Rachel Elliot Rachel Elliot A young woman who was seriously injured in a car crash was “heartbroken” to learn about the tragic deaths of her two friends, it has been reported.

Rachel Elliot’s sister, who visits her every day, said that Rachel was shocked and sad when she heard that her friends Shiva Devine, aged 20, and Conall McAleer, aged 20, had died in the crash.

a woman smiling for the camera © Credits: Justin Kernoghan Her sister, Donna, told the Irish Daily Star: “She found out in the past few days, and she’s obviously heartbroken.”

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The family aren’t sure if the 25-year-old would be able to walk again because of the horrific injuries she sustained as a result of the crash in Donegal last month.

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  Fundraiser launched for Irish mum Rachel Elliott injured in fatal Bundoran crash as it's revealed she may never walk again The mum-of-one was placed in an induced coma following the crash and bravely battled to open her eyes and communicate with her family . © Credits: justgiving.com/crowdfunding/rachelelliott But her family recently received the devastating news that there is a less than 1% chance she will ever walk again.An online fundraising appeal has been launched to help with funds for Rachel's rehabilitation.Download the Microsoft News app for your Android or iPhone device and get news & live updates on the go. .msnews-container{box-sizing: border-box;margin-top: 20px;}.

“It’s just a waiting game,” Donna said.

a person posing for the camera © Credits: Justin Kernoghan The first thing that the young mum from Ballinamallard, Co Fermanagh did when she woke up from a coma last month was ask about her son, Ronnie, with whom she was recently reunited for the first time since the crash.

  Donegal car crash victim Rachel Elliot 'heartbroken' to learn of friends' tragic death © Credits: Facebook/donna.elliott

The car crash happened at Eastend in Bundoran at around 3.30am which resulted in two deaths and three injured.

Six adults were present in the vehicle.

Brothers Conor Brennan, aged 26, and Tristian Brennan, aged 19, who were also in the car were recovering at Sligo university hospital from serious but non-life threatening injuries.

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'No links to organised crime' in drugs arrest of Rachel Allen's son .
Detectives investigating a €30,000 drug seizure which led to Rachel Allen's son being arrested do not believe there are direct organised crime links to the bust. Last week, Joshua Allen (18) was arrested and quizzed following a controlled delivery of cannabis to him in the Shanagarry area of Cork.A significant investigation into the drug seizure is under way, and gardaí are liaising with US postal and police services.The package, which was intercepted at the Portlaoise mail centre, originated from the US.

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