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Man remanded in custody after being charged over N7 collision last month

Thomas Doran (28) has been remanded in custody after being charged over a fatal car collision that was caused by the accused driving the wrong way down the N7 last month.

It was alleged that Doran got into a car chase with gardaí after failing to stop for them, he then travelled the wrong way down the N7 and collided with another car which killed the driver, who has been identified as Anatolie Butucel from Moldova.

Two passengers from each car sustained life-changing injuries and remain in intensive care. Doran, who appeared before Dublin District Court in a wheelchair with a broken arm, was refused bail due to the seriousness of the charge.

His next court appearance will be on Tuesday via video-link at Cloverhill District Court.

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