Arrest after drunk driver breaks down on motorway

A driver was arrested after his car broke down on the M6.

Saturday, 26th May 2018, 12:17 pm
Updated Saturday, 26th May 2018, 12:26 pm
A drunk driver was arrested after breaking down on the M6. Photo: Lancs Roads Police

Officers from Lancashire Roads Police found the broken-down car on the hard shoulder of the M6 in the early hours of the morning.

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When they went to offer help they suspected that the driver had been drinking. A roadside test showed a positive result for alcohol and cocaine and he was subsequently arrested.

The driver and his three passengers were heading home after a night out in Blackpool officers said.