Man arrested in Doncaster after picking up takeaway three times over drink drive limit

A man was arrested in Doncaster last night after picking up a takeaway while three times over the drink drive limit.

Sunday, 9th May 2021, 8:05 am

The man, who was driving a blue Volkswagen, was stopped by police on Ravensworth Road, Hyde Park, after he was seen to be struggling to drive in a straight line, say officers.

Sgt Steve Roberts said: “The reason for this immediately became clear, when he was spoken to. He was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst unfit through alcohol, and provide a sample just over three times the legal limit.”

He will be charged with the offence of drink driving when he is fit to be processed in the morning, he added.

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Joanne Wehrle, manager of South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership, said earlier this year: “Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is illegal and significantly increases your chances of being involved in a collision. Think about your actions.”

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