Sunday 13 October, 2019

Driver found to be double the legal alcohol limit after crash

A man was arrested on suspicion of drink driving and later found to be double the legal limit after he lost control of his truck and crashed into a chain link fence and wall belonging to two separate houses.

Police attended a report of a crash around 11:20pm last night (July 24) on Crewe Road, George Town, between Clarence Drive and Belmont Close.

A white Ford F-150 Truck was being driven by a 28-year-old-man from Bodden Town, when the driver of the vehicle lost control and ran into a chain link fence and wall belonging to two separate residences on Crewe Road.

The man did not complain of any injuries, and no other vehicles or persons were involved in the collision.

The man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol following a roadside breath test, as well as several other driving offenses - including driving without insurance and careless driving.

After being booked into custody, an intoxication test was carried out and the results were .212, over double the legal limit. 

The man was later bailed pending further investigations.  

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