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Longford Gardaí arrest motorist traveling over 200kph

Aug 24, 2021 11:08 By Shannonside News
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Following a tragic few weeks on Irish roads that have seen a number of road traffic fatalities, Gardaí are urging the public to drive safely.

A motorist in Longford has been arrested by local Gardaí after they were detected travelling over 200 kilometres per hour.

Members of the Longford Roads Policing Unit were conducting speed checks on the N5 when they recorded the driver travelling at 205 kilometres per hour in a 100 kph zone.

The motorist was arrested following the detection and court proceedings are to follow.

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Local Gardaí along with the RSA are pleading with the public to drive with caution as road deaths continue to rise sharply across the county.

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