Truck Driver Caught 11 Times Over Limit
The driver of a lorry has been arrested, after a Garda breath test indicated he was eleven times over the drink-driving limit in County Roscommon.
The lorry driver was pulled over just after 3pm in Cloontuskert, after the vehicle was seen driving on the wrong side of the road.
Gardaí say they found an open bottle of wine in the cab of the vehicle and the driver was allegedly not wearing a seatbelt.
Roscommon RPU arrested driver of articulated vehicle at 3.10pm at Cloontuskert, Co. Roscommon. Driver on incorrect side of road. Vehicle stopped, driver had bottle of wine open beside him, not wearing seatbelt. Taken to Roscommon GS. 11 times over limit. Court to follow. pic.twitter.com/ao8dxcrhe0— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) August 7, 2018
The man was taken to Roscommon Town Garda station where he was charged with two counts of dangerous driving and one of drink driving.
He's due to appear in court at a later date.