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Crash fleet tops 200 after record year

Crash Services' chief executive Jonathan McKeown (centre) with sales & marketing director Tony McKeown (left) and fleet & repair director Paul Cooney

NEWRY-based accident management company Crash Services has expanded its vehicle fleet to more than 200 following a record year.

Crash has been assisting motorists involved in road traffic collisions for 23 years, and 2018 was its busiest year ever, with an almost 20 per cent increase in volumes from the previous year which has led to a significant increase in their fleet as well as staff numbers.

Paul Cooney, the firm's fleet & repair director, said: “We offer a complete one-stop service from vehicle recovery, collision investigation, organising repairs, providing replacement vehicles, claims management, legal and medical assistance.

"Ensuring our clients are put back on the road as quickly as possible is a key part of what we do, and we have expanded our fleet to meet this demand.

"We offer a full range of vehicles including standard models, prestige, vans, 4x4s, taxi and dual controls. It's essential that our clients can get on with their daily lives after a collision, so they need a vehicle like their own."

As a result of its growth, Crash (www.crashservices.com) has increased staff numbers from 64 to 78 over the last 12 months across its three offices in Belfast (Stockman's Lane and Harbour Estate) and Newry.

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