GSOC investigating road crash in Monaghan that left multiple people injured 1 month ago

GSOC investigating road crash in Monaghan that left multiple people injured

GSOC has launched a witness appeal.

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) is investigating a road crash that occurred in Monaghan on Monday (8 August).

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In a statement, GSOC said it received a referral under Section 102 of the Garda Síochána Act, 2005, from a Garda Superintendent in Monaghan following the incident that took place at around 9.15pm on the R183 Ballybay to Clones road, near Corraskea.

"A number of members of the public appear to have sustained injuries in the incident," a GSOC spokesperson said.

"The matter is now being investigated by GSOC in accordance with the provisions of the Act."

Section 102 of the Garda Síochána Act, 2005, provides for independent investigation of any matter that appears to indicate that the conduct of a member of the Garda Síochána may have resulted in the death of, or serious harm to, a person.

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GSOC has said it would like to speak to any witnesses who may have seen a 2005 Silver Volkswagen Passat with a blue rear right door in the vicinity of Ballybay between 8.30 and 9.15pm on Monday, 8 August 2022, including any interaction with An Garda Síochána.

It also stated that it would welcome the provision of any CCTV, dashcam or mobile footage witnesses may have captured.

Anyone with information that may be of assistance to the investigation is asked to contact GSOC at 0818 600 800 or via email at info@gsoc.ie.