Head on col­li­sion with car at Castleloye

The Sligo Champion - - NEWS -

A man has been con­victed of care­less driv­ing after he was in­volved in a head-on col­li­sion with an­other car at Castleloye, Tub­ber­curry last Oc­to­ber.

Jo­erg Liev­erz (50) of Cashel, Tub­ber­curry, was orig­i­nally charged with dan­ger­ous driv­ing at 8.05am on the N17 at Castleloye on 22nd Oc­to­ber 2017.

He pleaded guilty to the charge be­fore Judge Kevin Kil­rane at Tub­ber­curry District Court last Wednesday 25 th July.

In­spec­tor Paraic Burke said the de­fen­dant drove his car on the wrong side of the road and hit an on­com­ing car. There were no se­ri­ous in­juries.

Liev­erz was breathal­ysed which gave a read­ing of 33mgs/100mls. The judge re­duced the charge to care­less driv­ing and fined him ¤300.

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