Learner driver crashed into barrier after turning away from Kildare garda checkpoint

Driver tested positive for drugs

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Learner driver crashed into barrier after turning away from Kildare garda checkpoint

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A unaccompanied learner driver who crashed into a barrier trying to avoid a checkpoint will face 'multiple court charges'.

Roads Policing Unit in Kilcullen were conducting the checkpoint on Wednesday night, when the driver turned away and crashed into a pedestrian barrier.

The driver subsequently tested positive for cannabis at the scene. The car was also untaxed and was impounded.

Court appearance to follow.

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