Man Arrested Over Three Car Pile-Up

Gardaí in Co Monaghan have appealed for witnesses to a three car collision involving a garda patrol car on the N2 near Moyles at about 23:30 on Saturday night.

It is understood that the garda officer was stopped on the hard shoulder assisting another broken down vehicle when a third car crashed into the back of his patrol car.

Garda said that three people needed hospital treatment following the incident.

A Garda spokesperson told the Irish Independent that a man has been arrested on suspicion on drink-driving in connection with the incident.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to contact garda.

The Garda Ombudsman is also investigating the crash.


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