Police spotted salesman accelerating through red light in Antrim town

Police spotted salesman accelerating through red light in Antrim town

POLICE saw a motorist accelerate through a red traffic light at Belfast Road in Antrim.

Daryll Ritchie (26), of Snugville Street in Belfast, was spotted on January 31 this year, Antrim Magistrates Court, sitting in Ballymena, was told.

A defence lawyer said the defendant, who he said is a door to door salesman, had "misjudged" the lights and thought he could get through.

The defendant was given three penalty points and a £100 fine for breaching a traffic sign.

  • Picture: Ballymena Courthouse.