Trial date for man charged in connection with Tuam road deaths

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A trial date has been set for a man charged in connection with the deaths of a toddler and her baby sister on the outskirts of Tuam last year.

41 year old John O’Connor with an address at Tullinadaly Road in Tuam will face trial on 11th March next year.

He is charged with dangerous driving causing death on October 21st last year.

He is also charged with failing to remain at the scene of an accident; with dangerous driving at another location in Tuam on the same date and with failing to make a required declaration on a driving licence application.

At Galway Circuit Criminal Court, a trial date of March 11th next year was set for the accused.

The court heard that the trial is likely to require one week and that expert medical reports are awaited.