Fatal crash driver up in court; ROAD.
THE driver of the truck involved in a crash that claimed the lives of two mothers appeared in court.
Rafal Luszacki, from Rosbercon Court, New Ross, Co Wexford, was charged with failing to secure a load at Stroan, Kilfane, Thomas-town, on July 19 where the fatal accident occurred.
At a Kilkenny court on Monday he was also charged with having an unlicensed semi-trailer, no certificate of road worthiness and failure to produce a certificate of roadworthiness at Stroan.
Vanessa McGarry and Mary Lonergan were both killed following a five-vehicle pile up on the main Waterford to Kilkenny road.
Hauliers Nolan Transport Limited in New Ross were charged with being the owner of a defective vehicle and an unlicensed semi-trailer, and to having no certificate of road worthiness. Judge William Harnett adjourned the case until October 21.
VICTIM Vanessa McGarry