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Laois Gardai appeal for information following ‘dangerous driving arrest’

The M7 motorway

Gardai in Portlaoise are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following a dangerous driving incident yesterday evening.

From 5.30pm to 6pm, Gardai received a number of calls about dangerous driving between Junctions 14 and 18 on the M7.

This eventually resulted in a man being arrested – where it was subsequently uncovered that he was disqualified.

Gardai are now asking anyone with dashcam footage to come forward.

They say: “Portlaoise Gardaí are investigating incidents of Dangerous Driving on the M7 yesterday evening 22nd March 2021 between 5.30pm and 6pm at junctions 14 and 18.

“We received a number of calls which resulted in a male being arrested.

“The driver was disqualified from driving at the time.

“If you passed the location and have dashcam footage or witnessed this incident please contact Portlaoise Garda Station on 0578674100.”

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.