A1 victim's mum speaks out after latest road death and launches group to help others

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Monica Heaney with her late son Karl's girlfriend Ciara Sands.

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The mother of a young man killed in a crash on the A1 dual carriageway last year says she's deeply saddened by the latest fatality on the same stretch of road.

A 75-year-old woman died on Sunday afternoon following a single vehicle crash on the A1 southbound between Banbridge and Dromore.

Monica Heaney, who lost her 27-year-old son Karl in May, 2018, is campaigning for improvements to make the road safer.

The Newry woman says her thoughts are with the family devastated by the weekend tragedy ...

Monica says she's frustrated by delays in improvements to the A1, with a public inquiry to be held next year...

It's one month till Christmas, and Monica believes it'll never be the same again in her house...

The grieving mum is now in the process of setting up a new group to help others who've lost loved ones on local roads...


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