Fleetwood drink drive accused bailed

The Esplanade in Fleetwood

The Esplanade in Fleetwood

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A driver was seen weaving about the road almost colliding with other cars in the afternoon by a police patrol.

Jamie Slater was more than three times over the limit when he was pulled over in a lay-by.

Slater, 30, of Dronsfield Avenue, Fleetwood, pleaded guilty to driving with excess alcohol. Prosecutor, Pam Smith, said police saw Slater driving a Mercedes on Fleetwood’s Esplanade on August 17 at 3.10pm.

The car was swerving at excess speed into the path of other vehicles. Slater was stopped and a breath test showed 118 microgrammes of alcohol - 35 is the limit.

Slater was bailed.