A lady was savagely crushed in a random horror St Patrick’s night time assault and her household fears the surprising incident will scar her each bodily and mentally.
Corina Flood (44), who’s initially from Finglas, was returning again from a day journey to Dun Laoghaire along with her daughter Nadine and two pals after celebrating the general public vacation.
While they have been on the DART, simply earlier than it pulled into Shankhill Dart Station at 7.55pm, a male, described as being stocky and in his 30s, approached Corina’s male good friend and his girlfriend, providing cans of beer and medicines.
However, they each refused and the male then turned aggressive and began attacking the male and his girlfriend.
The male, who didn’t wish to be recognized, mentioned he was knocked unconscious in the course of the assault, acquired a damaged nostril and fractured ribs whereas his girlfriend additionally acquired facial accidents.
It was whereas they each have been being attacked, that Corina tried to intervene and shield them.
“The male then punched her in the face, breaking several of her teeth,” Nadine informed our sister paper The Star.
“Everyone was screaming and mam took kicks to the head too,” she added.
Corina was dropped at Dublin’s Mater Hospital for remedy and on Monday underwent an MRI scan of her head.
“Mam went to hospital on the night and was later discharged but is back in again as more of her teeth are falling out,” Nadine mentioned.
“She is traumatised and this has knocked her confidence. We are afraid it will scar her physically and mentally.”
“The attack on all three went on for about ten minutes in front of families with young children. It was horrific and so scary. People were shouting ‘Stop, Stop,” Nadine, who had her three 12 months outdated son along with her, mentioned.
“My son didn’t see it thankfully as we were sitting further down the carriage. This male deliberately approached my mam’s friend and his girlfriend. He only stopped when the train pulled into Shankhill Station and then ran off.”
“We were on an enjoyable day out for St Patrick’s Day and then it turned to horror,” she continued.
And in a bid to assist with Corina’s medical bills to restore her enamel, Nadine has arrange a Go Fund Me known as ‘Please help my mam to get her teeth fixed.”
In a statement to The Star, An Garda Siochana confirmed gardai attended the incident of an assault which occurred at Shankhill Dart Station on Thursday, March 17.
“A male in his 20s, a female in her 20s and a female in her 40s were taken to St Vincent’s Hospital for non-life threatening accidents,” the assertion confirmed.
No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.
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