GARDA ACCUSED OF CRASHING INTO PATROL CAR AFTER ALLEGED DRINKING SESSION

first_imgA Donegal Garda has been accused of crashing into a Garda patrol car while four times over the legal drink-driving limit.Kevin McLaughlin, who is originally from Churchill but serves in Co Monaghan, appeared at Monaghan District Court.The 29 year old is charged with four different offences arising out of an incident in March last in the village of Moyles. The court heard how on March 15th last there was an incident in which two civilians were injured and a Garda car which had arrived at the scene was damaged after a third vehicle crashed into it.Garda McLaughlin is alleged to have had a blood alcohol reading of 215mg per 100ml of blood which is more than four times the legal limit.He is charged with drink-driving, having no road tax, having no NCT cert and also dangerous driving on March 15th last.McLaughlin, who is based at Carrickmacross Garda station and a well-known GAA and rugby player, appeared in court to answer the charges.He was released on bail for the case to be mentioned again on November 13 next.GARDA ACCUSED OF CRASHING INTO PATROL CAR AFTER ALLEGED DRINKING SESSION was last modified: September 16th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ChurchillcourtcrashdonegalGarda Kevin McLaughlinlast_img

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