Driver almost FIVE times legal alcohol limit arrested after crash

Woman arrested for being almost five times the legal alcohol limit when they crashed their car in High Road, Wisbech St Mary.

Woman arrested for being almost five times the legal alcohol limit when they crashed their car in High Road, Wisbech St Mary. - Credit: GOOGLE STREET VIEW

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."

For more information about drink driving, the law and penalties, visit https://bit.ly/3kO4g62.