‘Let’s all present respect – press delete’ – widespread name for compassion after graphic pictures of deadly M50 crash unfold throughout social media

'Let's all show respect - press delete' - widespread call for compassion after graphic images of fatal M50 crash spread across social media

Impartial senator Lynn Ruane additionally requested folks to cease sharing pictures of the horrific deadly crash on the M50 yesterday, and urged anybody who noticed something on social media to contact her in order that she may take steps to have them eliminated.

Senator Ruane, who’s a good friend of Jackie’s heartbroken brother, stated in a tweet: “My good friend has misplaced his sister and the very last thing his household want proper now could be a picture of the accident.”


She additionally requested anybody who sees photographs of the incident on Fb to share the URL hyperlink together with her in order that she will be able to have them eliminated.

The tweet, which has since been deleted, went on: “Fb has created a digital fingerprint for the pictures that can forestall them from being re-uploaded to the location nevertheless it nonetheless want hyperlinks to take away the pictures from any networks on which they continue to be.

“The lack of a beloved one so sudden is traumatic sufficient with out the added trauma of a picture.”

Jackie Griffin, 30s, suffered catastrophic head and physique accidents following the collision at round 11:30am. She was pronounced lifeless on the scene.


A person, in his 50s, who was driving a second automotive was taken to Connolly Hospital by ambulance with non-life threatening accidents.

A lorry and a 3rd automotive have been additionally broken within the collision at Junction 5, Finglas, of the M50.

Graphic pictures of the incident have been being shared throughout social media to the disgust of many with gardai additionally making an attraction final evening.

Is perceive officers are scanning CCTV to seek out out who took footage which have added to the massive grief Jackie’s family and friends are going by means of.

A spokesperson stated: “Investigating Gardaí are conscious of pictures taken on the crash web site at the moment being circulated on-line and are asking folks to not share or flow into the pictures out of respect to the household of the deceased and people concerned within the collision.”

Dublin Metropolis Cllr Christy Burke echoed Ruane’s and gardai requires respect.

He stated: “I totally help a name to take away any movies or photographs on social media of in the present day’s accident in Fnglas, I personally did not view them and I actually do not wish to view them, it was a really unhappy and horrific accident.


“We should always completely respect the household and buddies of the girl at this very very unhappy time.

“I wish to categorical my deepest sympathy to the household and buddies of the girl who sadly misplaced her life in the present day might she RIP.

Dublin GAA star Philly McMahon shared the widespread disgust on the state of affairs.

The six-time All-Eire winner tweeted: “It is an absolute shame that somebody of their proper thoughts thinks it is OK to take footage and movies of one other human being after an horrific accident.

“Consider the particular person and his/her household.

“Would you prefer it? When you get despatched it delete it out of respect.”

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