£10,000 payout for motor cyclist injured after farmer left mud on road

A teenager who was injured when she was thrown from her motorcycle after a farmer left a country road covered in mud has been awarded £10,000 compensation. Carrie Dickinson was 16 when the accident happened just a few miles from her home in Belton nearly two years ago. She had left college early and visited [...]

By |2015-08-20T11:48:49+01:00August 20th, 2015|Accident, News, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim, Personal Safety, Road Safety, Safety, Settlement|Comments Off on £10,000 payout for motor cyclist injured after farmer left mud on road

Cyclist films his own road accident, miraculously saves life (Video)

"The second time I rode into London in an effort to gain some fitness, rather than take the train, ended like this," says YouTube user cyclejack. "This" being an idiot in a car deciding to ignore him, ramming and sending him and his bicycle into the air. Miraculously, he wasn't injured, just bruised. I was [...]

By |2014-07-24T14:38:29+01:00July 24th, 2014|Accident, News, Road Safety, Safety|Comments Off on Cyclist films his own road accident, miraculously saves life (Video)

Youth sues mother over road accident

Youth sues mother over road accident A TEENAGE boy from County Limerick who sued his mother following a minor road collision was awarded almost €14,000 in damages. The boy, who is from the Rathkeale area and is now aged 17, initiated the Personal Injury claim through his father following the collision more than [...]

By |2014-07-04T12:35:02+01:00July 4th, 2014|Accident, Driving, Injury, Insurance, News, Personal Injuries, Road Safety|Comments Off on Youth sues mother over road accident

Man dies in Wexford road accident

A man has died following a single-vehicle road accident in Co Wexford last night. Gardaí were alerted on the Newtown Road, Wexford, at approximately 5.05am when the car collided with a wall. The 30-year-old driver was removed by ambulance to Wexford General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The road has been closed for [...]

By |2014-04-08T13:02:24+01:00April 8th, 2014|Accident, Driving, Gardai, Injury, News, Personal Injuries, Road Safety|Comments Off on Man dies in Wexford road accident

Bouncing Wheel Accident Could Have Been Prevented

A wheel flew off a pick-up truck straight into oncoming traffic. Car experts say, this accident could have been prevented. It happened along I-64 Friday morning during rush hour traffic. Police say a tire flew off a pick-up truck and smashed the windshield of an SUV traveling in the other direction. They say the lug-nuts [...]

By |2014-04-07T10:56:49+01:00April 7th, 2014|Accident, Injury, Insurance, News, Personal Safety, Road Safety, Safety|Comments Off on Bouncing Wheel Accident Could Have Been Prevented

Accident victim Ryan continues to amaze doctors

A brave Padiham man who amazed doctors by walking again after suffering severe brain damage in a road accident has celebrated a milestone birthday. Ryan Cooper was in a coma for six months after being hit by a car as a child in 1999 and doctors feared he may never be able to walk or [...]

By |2014-03-31T14:57:38+01:00March 31st, 2014|Accident, Injury, Insurance, News, Personal Injuries, Road Safety|Comments Off on Accident victim Ryan continues to amaze doctors

technology beats fraudulent motor insurance claims

FRAUDSTERS who tried to con an insurer out of around £20,000 by falsely claiming for injuries received in a crash that never happened have been found out by a telematics device. The personal injury claim was filed with Aviva after three claimants reported that two vehicles had been in a collision in Liverpool. But the [...]

By |2014-03-18T14:18:07+00:00March 18th, 2014|Accident, News, Personal Injuries, Personal Safety, Road Safety, Safety|Comments Off on technology beats fraudulent motor insurance claims

Young Scientist brothers have eye on road safety

Ambition was in plentiful supply at the RDS as the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition got under way yesterday. “We want to save lives,” said a confident Ronan MacGaoithin as he described his research project. Ronan (13) and his brother Eóin (14), are students at Coláiste Ailigh in Donegal and they wanted to develop [...]

By |2014-01-10T13:11:57+00:00January 10th, 2014|Accident, Road Safety|Comments Off on Young Scientist brothers have eye on road safety
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