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An investigation is expected to get under way in Co Donegal today to determine how a vehicle with six people on board fell into the water from Buncrana pier last night.
Five people, two adults and three children, died in the accident and a young baby was rescued.
The tragedy happened shortly after 7pm last night. A Northern Ireland registered large vehicle, with six people inside, slipped from Buncrana jetty into Lough Swilly.
The alarm was quickly raised and emergency services as well as local boatmen rushed to the scene.
A local man who jumped into the water managed to rescue a very young baby. However five people, a man and woman and three children, died. Read More