Tractor driver mauls Garda car


A farmer has been arrested after he drove his tractor into a Garda car over the weekend.

Tractor driver mauls Garda car

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A farmer has been arrested after he drove his tractor into a Garda car over the weekend.

Gardaí have arrested a man on Sunday, after he drove his tractor into a Garda car.

The incident occurred in Rathmore, County Kerry on Sunday afternoon and the man, in his 60’s, was subsequently arrested.

Footage of the incident appeared on various online outlets, as seen below, and shows the man deliberately driving his tractor into the Garda vehicle. The incident happened after the farmer refused to stop for another Garda car at a nearby checkpoint.

The man was then arrested at 4pm on Sunday for dangerous driving, endangerment and criminal damage. Two members of An Garda Síochána were injured in the incident, though neither required hospital treatment.

Watch the below video of the incident, courtesy of Ciaran Paterson.


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