Arrest after drunken driver smashes into barrier along A38

Police have arrested and charged a road user for drink-driving after a car crashed into a barrier near Alfreton.

By Lucy Roberts
Sunday, 6th February 2022, 10:20 am
The car crashed into the barrier along the A38 near Alfreton yesterday.
The car crashed into the barrier along the A38 near Alfreton yesterday.

The smash, involving a Mazda, was witnessed by members of the Amber Valley response team in the early hours of yesterday morning (Saturday, February 5).

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Police quickly responded to the crash and assisted the driver, before discovering that they were over twice the legal limit for drinking and driving.

The driver was arrested and charged.