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dangerous driving Man in his 80s arrested after driving wrong way down motorway

The driver crashed into a number of oncoming cars when he drove southbound on the northbound lane of the motorway which stretches from Wicklow to Wexford

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Gardaí are investigating the incident

Gardaí are investigating the incident

Gardaí are investigating the incident

Gardaí have arrested a man in his 80s after he was found driving the wrong way down a motorway.

The incident occurred on the M11 yesterday evening, Sunday December 5th at approximately 7.15pm.

The driver crashed into a number of oncoming cars when he drove southbound on the northbound lane of the motorway which stretches from Wicklow to Wexford.

In a statement, a Garda spokesperson said: “Gardaí have arrested a male, aged in his 80s, following an incident of dangerous driving on the M11 yesterday evening, Sunday 5th December 2021 at approximately 7.15pm.”

“The male collided with a number of oncoming vehicles when he drove southbound on the Northbound lane of the M11.”

“Investigations are ongoing at this time.”

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