UPDATED: DAD, 64, DIES IN QUAD BIKE ACCIDENT ON DONEGAL FARM

first_imgA 64-YEAR-OLD man has died in a quad bike accident on a farm near Carndonagh.Hugh ‘Heela’ Doherty was pronounced dead at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry yesterday afternoon.A son who was injured in the incident around 2.30pm on Friday afternoon was later released from hospital. The accident happened on farm land off the main Carndonagh to Glentogher Road.Gardai and ambulance crews rushed to the scene and took Mr Doherty and his son to hospital.Mr Doherty was well-known in the area and today neighbours were coming to terms with his death.One local man who knew the farmer well told donegaldaily: “Hugh was a great man and a great neighbour. “The whole community is in deep shock this weekend.“Everyone is coming together to support the Doherty family at this very difficult time.”Mr Doherty had been unwell in recent times and had been awaiting a liver transplant.Details of his funeral arrangements have not been released.* First published 3.07pm UPDATED: DAD, 64, DIES IN QUAD BIKE ACCIDENT ON DONEGAL FARM was last modified: April 30th, 2011 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:CarndonaghCo Donegalfarm accidentGlentogherlast_img