Lorry driver in Tipperary arrested showing alcohol levels 10 times above legal limit

Photo courtesy of An Garda Síochána Tipperary Facebook page

A lorry driver in Cahir was found to be 10 times over the legal alcohol limit yesterday.

Gardaí received reports Saturday afternoon of a lorry driving dangerously on the M8 motorway.

After responding to the reports, the vehicle was stopped and the driver was arrested after failing a breath test.

The test showed the driver’s alcohol levels to be 10 times above the legal limit and the driver has been charged to court following the incident.