Motorist stopped at Covid checkpoint in Limerick facing court prosecution

David Hurley

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Motorist stopped at Covid checkpoint in Limerick facing court prosecution

The detection was made at the junction of Athlunkard Street and Bridge Street

A MOTORIST is facing prosecution for multiple road traffic offences which were detected at a Covid-19 checkpoint near Limerick city centre.

According to gardai, the driver of a Renault Clio which was stopped at Athlunkard Street was uninsured and did not have valid Motor Tax or a licence.

Photographs posted on social media show the Motor Tax expired in September 2019 while the insurance expired a number of months later.

The vehicle was seized and court proceedings have been initiated.

If convicted, the driver faces a possible prison sentence and a driving ban.

Gardai from Unit D Henry Street seized the below car at a Covid checkpoint in Limerick City. Car had no tax or insurance and driver had no license. Court prosecution to follow. #StayAtHomeAndStaySafe

Posted by Garda Síochána - Cork, Kerry & Limerick - Southern Region on  Wednesday, 27 January 2021