driver arrested after number plate found at crash in Burnham
drink driver has been arrested following a fail-to-stop crash
in Burnham-On-Sea during the early hours of Sunday.
motorist lost control of his car at the junction of Ramsay Way
and Love Lane at 1.40am and careered into a garden, demolishing
a brick wall, a wooden fence and a road sign, as pictured here.
while he managed to reverse from the wall and drive away, police
quickly caught up with him after recovering part of the car's
bumper and the number plate at the scene.
police spokesman told Bunham-On-Sea.com: "A local man in
his early 50s was arrested soon afterwards. He failed a breath
test and has has been charged to appear in court."
Police recently launched their drink drive campaign, as
we featured here. Last Christmas a total of 857 motorists
were given breath tests across the Avon and Somerset police force
area and 136 people were arrested and charged as a result of positive
breath tests. Members of the public can 999 or text 81819 if they
see someone who they believe is driving while over the limit.