Football star sues over crash


Former Dublin GAA footballer Keith Barr has brought a High Court action over a road traffic collision that allegedly left him with continuing back injuries.

Mr Barr, an All-Ireland medal winner with Dublin in 1995 and now working as a litigation manager with an insurance company, is suing Eric Gray arising out of the crash at Navan Road, Dublin, on July 29th, 2009.

The court heard a vehicle driven by Mr Gray, of Manor Street, Dublin, crashed into the rear of Mr Barr’s car while it was stationary at traffic lights.Mr Barr, who was wearing a seat belt, suffered immediate pain in his right shoulder and lower back, it is claimed. The case opened yesterday before Mr Justice Colm MacEochaidh and is for assessment of damages only.