Man who overturned car faces drink driving and five other charges

A motorist has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after crashing his car in Lynn Road, Wis

A motorist has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after crashing his car in Lynn Road, Wisbech, today (Sunday). No other vehicle was involved. Picture; FEN COPS - Credit: Archant

A man who was over the limit when he toppled his car in Wisbech on Sunday – fleeing after it overturned near a busy junction – is facing five other charges.

A motorist has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after crashing his car in Lynn Road, Wis

A motorist has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after crashing his car in Lynn Road, Wisbech, today (Sunday). No other vehicle was involved. Picture; FEN COPS - Credit: Archant

Police revealed that the man will face criminal damage and assault charges in addition to driving whilst unfit through drink.

And when they checked they found he was driving without a licence, without insurance and the sixth charge alleges he failed to stop after an accident.

He has been bailed to appear before Peterborough magistrates. The crash happened on Lynn Road.

The driver of the blue saloon river of the blue saloon that overturned was written off after he crashed and overturned near traffic lights. The fire and ambulance services attended.

A motorist has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after crashing his car in Lynn Road, Wis

A motorist has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after crashing his car in Lynn Road, Wisbech, today (Sunday). No other vehicle was involved. Picture; FEN COPS - Credit: Archant


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One resident said the man got out of the car unaided and was arrested by police who confronted him in nearby Ollard Avenue.

And another driver who was stopped later in Tinkers Drove– and according to police “fell out of his car” - later tested positive and has been charged with driving over the limit. He, too, will make his first appearance before the same court,

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“He was seen to fall out of his vehicle on Tinkers Drove, Wisbech this afternoon,” said the police spokesman.

A motorist has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after crashing his car in Lynn Road, Wis

A motorist has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after crashing his car in Lynn Road, Wisbech, today (Sunday). No other vehicle was involved. Picture; FEN COPS - Credit: Archant

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