Peterborough motorist with flat tyre ‘nearly crashed into police vehicles while three times drink drive limit’

A driver was arrested for allegedly nearly crashing into two police vehicles while more than three times the drink drive limit and with a flat tyre.

Saturday, 7th December 2019, 6:25 am

Police were made aware of the motorist driving around Lincoln Road and Crawthorne Road yesterday (Friday).

The force said the driver had a flat tyre and nearly collided into two police vehicles, before giving a breath test of 123 ugs, when the legal limit is 35 ugs.

A spokesperson said: “If you witnessed the incident or have any dash cam footage of the vehicle involved driving please call 101 quoting incident number 420 of December 6.

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The breath test reading and the flat tyre. Photos: Cambridgeshire police

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