Donegal residents twice as likely to be hospitalised because of road crashes

People from Donegal are twice as likely to be hospitalised following a car crash as people from anywhere else in Ireland. The data is included in a report published by the HSE in Dublin North East, which found that the number of non-fatal injuries sustained in crashed is underestimated in official figures.

Public Health Consultant Dr Declan Bedford was one of those who carried out the research.

Speaking on today's Shaun Doherty Show, he said he wasn't surprised by the findings...........

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