Four People Still In Hospital After Fatal Rally Collision

Four people remain in hospital today following a crash in which two people were killed in County Cavan.

Seven people were initially taken to hospital at the scene of the accident.

Caroline Cleary, 29, from Co Cork and 50-year-old Joe Lane from Co Galway were killed when a car appeared to go out of control and crashed into a group of spectators.

A spokesperson from Motorsport Ireland said: "Motorsport Ireland extends its sympathies to the families and friends of the two spectators who were fatally injured and the seven others who were injured during a tragic incident this morning at the Cavan Stages Rally.

"Motorsport Ireland also extends its sympathies to the members of County Cavan Motor Club and everyone involved with organising the event who reacted so quickly and professionally to the incident."

Mototrsport Ireland have begun a full investigation with the relevant authorities to establish how the accident occurred.


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