Police arrest driver almost twice over the alcohol limit after north Oxfordshire crash

Thames Valley Police (TVP) arrested a motorist whose breath test reading was almost twice the legal limit last night (Sunday).

Monday, 6th December 2021, 12:18 pm
The wreckage of a car, driven by a motorist who later proved to be almost twice over the legal limit to drive

Officers from the TVP Roads Policing Unit were called to a single vehicle collision near Kirtlington.

The driver failed a roadside breath test and was arrested.

The officers later tweeted: "At the police station his evidential breath reading was 62ug, almost twice the legal limit. #P5600 #P6874 #oxoncshift #OpHolly."

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The arrest was one of a number over the last week in which drivers who crashed their cars were found to be over the legal limit.

TVP started its 2021 Christmas 'Don't drink and drive' campaign - Operation Holly - on December 1.