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Ardee Gardai nab driver who broke speed limit following an ambulance

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Ardee Garda Station. Photo Credit: Adrian Crawley.

Garda officers from the Ardee district issued a fine to a driver spotted travelling over the speed limit, whilst following an ambulance which was responding to an emergency at the time.

Gardai were operating a checkpoint when they detected the vehicle driving in excess of the 120km motorway speed limit, while driving behind an ambulance with blue emergency lights activated.

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Upon stopping the car, officers discovered the car was not connected to the emergency and had no business following the ambulance at high speed.

A fixed charge notice is to be issued to the offending driver.

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