Close call for Newry motorcyclist after laser pointer incident

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Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Newry's Camlough RoadNewry City Sinn Féin Councillor Charlie Casey has said that lives are being endangered due to incidents of laser pointer being shone into motorists eyes.

The Councillor was commenting after an incident in Newry.


On the Camlough Road a driver of a motor cycle had a narrow escape after being dazzled by a laser aimed at him.

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Go For It March 2017“Lives are being endangered by these types of actions,” Casey told Newry Times.


“Shining a laser pointer at drivers is incredibly dangerous and could have fatal consequences.

“The lasers could have temporarily blinded this motor cyclist, causing a collision.

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25th March 2017 Box AdvertHe added, “This kind of dangerous behaviour risks lives and must be stopped.”


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