Gardai use stinger on alleged 170kph drunk driver

first_imgA dramatic Garda chase ended up with officers using a stinger to stop a VW Passat outside Letterkenny at the weekend.Gardai came across the suspected drink-driver on the dual carriageway and a pursuit ensued.The suspect refused to stop and rtaveled the wrong way around the Dry Arch roundabout reaching speeds of up to 170kph during the pursuit. He was eventually apprehended after Gardai deployed a stinger device.The man was charged and appeared at a special siting of Sligo District Court and had his case adjourned to a future date.A spokesman for the Gardai said there were a number of traffic incidents across Donegal at the weekend.Gardai use stinger on alleged 170kph drunk driver was last modified: June 4th, 2018 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:drunk driverGardailetterkennystingerlast_img