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Monday 23 October 2017

Broken hitch found after jeep crashes

A BROKEN HITCH on a trailer contributed to a minor road accident, Wexford District Court heard.

Before the court was Michael Staples, Scar, Duncormick, who was fined €300 for driving without due care and attention at Rathaspeck on November 2, 2009.

Inspector Pat McDonald said the defendant was driving a jeep and collided with another vehicle. After the collision, the jeep crossed the road and crashed into a wall.

In court, the defendant said he discovered that the hitch on the trailer was broken.

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