A case in which a 26-year-old man is to be tried for dangerous driving causing the deaths of three people has been adjourned at Donegal Circuit Court.to a date to be arranged.
Niall McGrath of Grahamstown, Ballintra, Co. Donegal has pleaded not guilty to three charges of dangerous driving causing death and one charge of endangerment at Ballintra on 11th September, 2005.
It is alleged that Mr McGrath appeared on his motorbike suddenly and at excessive speed and caused a number of crashes culminating in a fatal collision between two cars in which three people died. They were Damien and Teresa Quigg, both aged 49, from Dungiven, Co Derry, and 74-year-old Nora McGee, from Gortahork, Co. Donegal
The case was to have started before a jury on Tuesday but was adjourned for legal reasons. Judge Raymond Fullam decided he would be in an "invidious position" if legal arguments were raised on which he ruled in an earlier mistrial. The case was adjourned to go before a new judge.