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IrelandMan dies in major incident at Donegal International Rally

19:40  23 june  2019
19:40  23 june  2019 Source:   thejournal.ie

Man tragically killed after horror quad bike crash near Mountcharles, Co Donegal named locally

Man tragically killed after horror quad bike crash near Mountcharles, Co Donegal named locally He was taken to Letterkenny Hospital after the collision which took place at Mullinboys near Mountcharles . The victim suffered serious head injuries and was transferred to Beaumont Hospital where he later passed away. © Google Maps The victim was taken to Letterkenny University Hospital for treatment A garda spokeswoman said: "Gardaí in Donegal are investigating a single vehicle, fatal road traffic collision involving a quad bike. The incident occurred on the Sunday 16th June 2019.

The Donegal International Rally , one of the biggest rally events in the country, takes place next weekend and a major safety appeal has been issued ahead of it. This year one of the most famous names in international motorsport and stunt driving, Ken Block

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Man dies in major incident at Donegal International Rally © Shutterstock DarioZg File Photo

A COMPETITOR HAS been killed in the Donegal International Rally this afternoon.

The final three stages of the rally have been cancelled following what is being described as a “major incident”.

In a statement, the Donegal Motor Club, which organises the annual event, said the incident happened at around 12.30pm.

Gardaí have confirmed that there was a serious collision at the event.

It is understood an accident happened on the Fanad Head loop during stage 15 of the race, leading to the suspension of the final two stages of the event as a result.

More details are expected to be announced by Donegal Motor Club later today.

Tributes paid to tragic Donegal man Patrick McGinty after death in quad bike crash

Tributes paid to tragic Donegal man Patrick McGinty after death in quad bike crash He was transferred to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin but sadly passed away as a result of his injuries . No other vehicles were involved and gardai are investigating the circumstances of the crash. Tributes were paid to the tragic biker online, with one local writing: "RIP Patrick". Another added: "A quiet lovely unassuming man. My condolences to you and all extended family and friends. May Patrick rest in peace.” A third said: "God bless him and his family". A Garda spokesman said: “Gardai in Donegal are investigating a single vehicle, fatal road traffic collision involving a quad bike.

The Donegal International Rally is an annual sporting event held in County Donegal , Ireland. It is one of Ireland's oldest annual rally competitions and is a top event in the Irish Rallying calendar. It has a reputation for being one of the country's most challenging rallies .

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Earlier, gardaí confirmed that 41 people were arrested during what was described as an “extremely busy” night in Letterkenny, where the second day of the rally took place.

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