470 children killed or injured on Donegals roads between 1997 and 2009

470 children were killed or injured on Donegals roads between 1997 and 2009, a new study reveals.

The RSA released the figures yesterday, as part of its research into child fatalities and injuries on the nations roads.

The research also showed that 56% of all child casualties in Ireland between 1997 and 2009 were pedestrians and cyclists.

Eamon Browne, of the Donegal Road Safety Working Group, said although the figures are worrying, a lot is being done to address them....

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