Driver almost FIVE times legal alcohol limit arrested after crash
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A driver was arrested for being almost five times the legal alcohol limit when they crashed their car in Wisbech St Mary.
The woman, who gave a reading of 162ugs during a roadside breath test, was arrested following the single-vehicle collision in High Road at 10.30pm.
She remains in custody.
Police said: "We were called out to a collision in Wisbech St Mary late last night – thankfully the driver wasn’t seriously injured, but they were almost five times the legal drink drive limit!
"Having given a reading of 162 in a roadside breath test – the legal limit is 35 – needless to say she was arrested and remains in custody."
"Please help us make our roads a safer place by reporting information about drink drivers.
"You can call us any time of the day or night via our confidential drink and drug-drive hotline on 0800 032 0845 or speak to an online operator via our webchat service: https://bit.ly/331ZSbB."
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