Kildare gardai catch drug driver doing double speed limit at motorway roadworks

Court appearance to follow, according to Kildare Gardai

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Kildare gardai catch drug driver doing double speed limit at motorway roadworks

The motorist was caught near Naas

Kildare gardai apprehended a motorist who was doing double the permitted speed limit through the motorway roadworks near Naas while driving with drugs in his system.

The arrest occurred around midnight on Friday night. The driver tested positive for cocaine at a roadside test after being tracked doing 120km/h in the 60km/h zone set up around the roadworks.

According to gardai, a court appearance will follow in connection with both incidents.

The motorist tested positive for cocaine. Picture via Kildare Garda Division/Facebook