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Driver Arrested After Garda Chase In The Midlands

A Garda car was rammed in the incident.

A driver has been arrested after a Garda chase in the midlands.

Members of Tullamore Garda Station attempted to make a routine traffic stop in the early hours of this morning when a vehicle failed to stop.

A Garda pursuit ensued involving numerous Garda units co-ordinated by Command & Control, Dublin during which one Garda patrol vehicle was rammed.

The driver was quickly apprehended in Tullamore town centre having lost control of the vehicle which crashed into a roadside barrier.

The driver was arrested and charged with numerous offences including dangerous driving, driving without a drivers license and driving without insurance.

An investigation file is now being compiled with a view to further charges.

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