Three people fined for filming crash in Louth

Three motorists have been fined for filming the scene of a crash on the M1 in County Louth.

Two lanes of the busy cross border motorway were blocked after a heavy goods lorry crashed yesterday morning.

In a social media post, GardaĆ­ (Irish police) said: “Unbelievably while dealing with this complicated scene GardaĆ­ witnessed three motorists driving past while recording the scene with their phones.”

The three drivers, one of whom was driving a work van, were stopped and fined.