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Woman arrested at crash in Wesham was 'over four times legal drink drive limit'

Police were called to the accident on Fleetwood Road
Police were called to the accident on Fleetwood Road

A 26-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving following a crash in Wesham, say police.

Police were called to reports that a red Alfa Romeo had crashed into traffic lights on Fleetwood Road at around 11.15pm on Tuesday, July 17.

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A roadside breathalyser revealed that the woman was over four times the legal drink drive limit after she provided a sample which showed there was 156mg of alcohol on her breath, said police.

The legal limit is 35mg of alcohol per 100mg of breath.

A spokesman for Fylde Police said in a post to social media: "[This] Alfa Romeo which has some how, on a straight road, crashed into a traffic light on Fleetwood Road in Wesham.

"[The driver] has provided a road side sample of breath of 156. She has been arrested for drink driving and no licence."

The driver of the vehicle, a 26-year-old woman from Wrea Green, was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving and is in custody.

Nobody is believed to have been injured in the incident.