Derbyshire police praise driver for helping stop ‘potential killer’ on M1

Police have praised a member of the public who called officers after seeing a drunk driver swerving between lanes on the M1.

Tuesday, 19th April 2022, 7:13 am
Updated Tuesday, 19th April 2022, 7:30 am

Members of the Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit said that a call from a concerned driver informed them of an X3 which was swerving between lanes on the Motorway.

When the driver of the vehicle was stopped at Junction 30, they were found to be nearly twice the drink-drive limit.

The driver has been arrested and charged

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The driver was found to be nearly twice the drink-drive limit

Police thanked the concerned driver who alerted them, saying their action had stopped a ‘potential killer’

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