Gardaí are investigating phone records linked to recent road accidents in an attempt to determine what exactly could have happened.
They are investigating whether a dangerous “car dare trend” on social media was involved recent incidents.
The phones are being examined as they may help uncover what happened that morning. The phones may also reveal whether online “challenges” played a role in the incident.
A source told Galway BE: “The ‘car dare challenge’ has become extremely popular on TikTok among young people and has also become a common theme among secondary school children around the west of Ireland. Separately, several tribute videos were posted on the same platform after the teenagers’ deaths by friends which showed different photos stitched together to make videos,” reports The
The dares include “playing chicken” and also recording high speeds on the speedometer.
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