Truck driver arrested following pursuit in Cork 

Truck driver arrested following pursuit in Cork 

Garda checkpoint on the outskirts of Cork city. Picture: An Garda Síochána on Twitter.

A truck driver has been arrested in Cork following a pursuit by Gardaí after the driver attempted to evade a checkpoint. 

The incident took place recently while gardaí from the Cork City Roads Policing Units were conducting a checkpoint with the Road Safety Authority on the N71 on the outskirts of the city.

"Truck tried to evade the checkpoint and was eventually stopped following a short pursuit," Gardaí said on Twitter. "Driver arrested and charged for dangerous driving, driving without a driver card and tachograph offences.

"Court to follow."

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