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28/07/2021

Motorist stopped at Covid checkpoint in Limerick facing court prosecution

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

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