Men four times more likely to die on our roads

The scene of the crash at Quigley’s Point in April that caused the deaths of Buncrana teenagers Nathan Farrell and Nathan Dixon-Gill-Fullerton. (Photo: North West Newspix)

– Total of 38 dead in past ten years

– 60 per cent of deaths are young men

– Six crashes result in multiple fatalities


Males are almost four times more likely than females to die in a road traffic collision in Inishowen, new data has revealed.

The Inishowen Independent has this week focused on all local road deaths from March 2007 until June 2017, a period during which 38 people lost their lives here.

The data shows that men are much more likely to be killed in crashes here, with 30 male deaths over the past decade compared to eight females.

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Donna Roddy