The incident occurred at Hyde Road
THE driver of a high-powered car is facing a mandatory disqualification after he was caught travelling at more than twice the speed limit.
The motorist, who was allegedly driving at 120km/h in a 50km/h zone at Hyde Road, has been charged, under the provisions of the Road Traffic Act, with dangerous driving.
Limerick Garda RPU stopped & arrested this motorist for Dangerous Driving, driver was detected at a speed of 120km/h in 50km/h zone residential area.— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) July 13, 2020
Court proceedings to follow#SlowDown#SaferRoads pic.twitter.com/DhgrwgfOm6
If convicted in the district court, the driver faces a mandatory disqualification and a possible prison sentence.
Highlighting the detection on social media, a garda spokesperson said: “Please slow down, a collision at that speed would have devastating consequences.”