Who was Mark McDaid? Man killed in Galway road crash while on his way to visit his sick brother
The article looks at Mark McDaid. We will look at the accident that claimed his life, his personal life and many more about him.
Who was Mark McDaid?
He was man in his forties and a well known lorry driver in the “Carndonagh and Culdaff areas of Donegal.
Mark McDaid was from the North Donegal area of Carndonagh.
He was a newly married man as he is said to have got married to his wife only in July, this year.
McDaid is said to be a father of an unnamed number of children, which might have come from other relationships.
He was involved in a road crash as he traveled closed to 300km to visit his sick brother.
M. McDaid was seriously injured at the scene of the accident and was taken to the same health facility where, his brother was been treated.
He however sadly passed away. Irish Mirror reports that, a source closed to the family told them, the circumstances leading to McDaid accident.
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“The family had been down at the hospital for the brother.”
“He was badly injured on Monday when he was working on a boat at Rossaveal harbour.
“There was an accident and he received bad crush injuries, especially to his back.
“Mark and the rest of the family were down there.
“Mark and another relative were staying over on Saturday night and he must have gone for a late night, that’s when the accident happened.”
Who is this Mark McDaid brother?
The name of McDaid sick brother was not disclosed. He was however reported to have been receiving treatment in a hospital in Galway.
This follows an injury, the unnamed man sustained during his work on a boat in Rossaveal harbour.
His family and that includes Mark McDaid have been keeping watch over him at his bed sides for a couple of days now.
Mark was with him and took a walk around 12.30am when, he was knocked down by a car.
The Mirror(Irish) say sources told that that:
“Everyone is very shocked and very upset.
“They are a very popular family in the area. It is a real tragedy.”
Gardai confirms the accident involving Mark McDaid.
Gardai have confirm the accident that led to the death of McDaid.
Their spokesperson said :“Shortly after 12:30am, Gardaí were alerted to a collision involving a car and a pedestrian on the N83 at Cahervoley, Cummer near Tuam.
“The pedestrian, a man in his mid-40s, was taken from the scene to University Hospital Galway (UHG) where he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the car, a man in his 30s, did not require hospital treatment.
“Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this incident to come forward. Road users with camera footage (including dash cam) who were travelling in the area at the time are asked to make it available to investigating Gardaí.”