Mixie’s Son Seeks Answers From HSE

THE son of a Templemore man who was knocked down while crossing the road outside the Mid-Western Regional Hospital in Limerick on St Stephen’s Day has said that the family is looking for answers as to how the tragedy happened.

THE son of a Templemore man who was knocked down while crossing the road outside the Mid-Western Regional Hospital in Limerick on St Stephen’s Day has said that the family is looking for answers as to how the tragedy happened.

Michael “Mixie” Doran, 69, of MacDonagh Terrace, Templemore, who was a patient at the hospital, died after he was hit by car on St Nessan’s Road at around 7.45pm while going to a local shop.

He had been using a wheelchair as an aid to cross the road.

His son, John, told the Tipperary Star this Tuesday that they were still waiting for answers from the HSE into how it happened.

“The important thing for me is closure and that nothing like this ever happens again,” said John, a sports therapist. “This was a terrible tragedy and a most unusual accident.”

Mr Doran said he wanted someone in the HSE to “put their hand up and take responsibility for what occurred. I would like to know what happened, how it happenened and why it happened.”

Full story in this week’s Tipperary Star