Gardai investigate assault of motorist

Castlrea Garda are currently investigating an incident in which a woman was dragged from her car, and assaulted on the Tulsk to Elphin Road, Co Roscommon last week.

Castlrea Garda are currently investigating an incident in which a woman was dragged from her car, and assaulted on the Tulsk to Elphin Road, Co Roscommon last week.

It is understood a woman was driving on the road last Tuesday evening, June 26. She overtook a car and stopped after the car behind flashed its lights.

The driver of the car approached shouting, dragged the woman from her car and hit her in an unprovoked attack. The woman has identified the registration number of the car.

Gardai told the Leitrim Observer the incident is “under investigation.”

They are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen the incident to contact Castlerea Garda Station on (094) 962 0019.