Driver with cocaine in his system is clocked doing 180km/h on Cork road

Driver with cocaine in his system is clocked doing 180km/h on Cork road
Gardai caught the driver on the M8 motorway today. 

A driver on cocaine was nabbed doing 180km/h on the M8 motorway near Mitchelstown today.

The garda Roads Policing Unit in Fermoy clocked the driver doing 180km/h and chased the car to pull him over the speeding offence. 

The driver was then given a roadside test for alcohol or drugs and was found to have cocaine in his system. 

It also transpired that the tax on the vehicle had expired six months ago.

In a post on social media, Gardaí said: 

"(1) Fermoy RPU detected this BMW travelling at a ridiculous 180KPH on the M8 near Mitchelstown earlier today.

"(2) They soon discovered the tax had expired 6 months ago.

"(3) Driver tested positive for cocaine."

"Driver arrested for drug driving, car seized for no tax and add a little dangerous driving and this driver is going to have an interesting day out in court."

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