13/03/2018

Former SDLP MLA Tommy Gallagher Injured In Fermanagh Crash

A former SDLP Assembly member is currently receiving hospital treatment following a serious road crash in Co Fermanagh.

Mr Tommy Gallagher, aged 75, was involved in a collision between a car and a lorry between Kesh and the Boa Island Road on Monday afternoon, 12 March.

He was airlifted to hospital and it is believed he underwent treatment for his injuries.
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SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MLA said: "We were all shocked to hear Tommy was involved in such a serious crash yesterday. My understanding is that he has sustained some serious injuries as a result and is currently in hospital following treatment.

"Tommy represents the heart and soul of the SDLP, he's known to members across the North and continues to play an important role in the party. The thoughts of all our members are with him and Eileen and we wish them a speedy recovery."

(CD/LM)

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