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Man Arrested Following Longford Car Chase

The incident of dangerous driving left two people in hospital.

A man has been arrested in relation to a car chase in Longford, which left two people in hospital.

The incident occurred at around 4 o'clock last Monday evening, when gardaí approached a car driving erratically on the Ballinalee Road.

The driver struck a garda - who suffered non-life threatening injuries - and collided with a patrol car, before crashing into a wall in the Ardnacassa area.

He was taken to Tullamore Regional Hospital with serious injuries.

A man aged in his 30s was arrested this afternoon and is being detained at Longford Garda Station.


CHASE: The motorist hit a member of the Gardaí while trying to flee after being stopped for their driving.

Posted by Midlands 103 on Monday, 22 March 2021

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