Driver 'refuses to give breath test after demolishing wall' in Derbyshire

Police are investigating after a collision in Bakewell.

Wednesday, 4th August 2021, 8:49 am

In a statement issued shortly before 4pm on Tuesday, officers said a driver ‘failed to negotiate a bend’ then ‘demolished 40 feet of wall’.

They added that the driver ‘refused to give a roadside breath test’ and they were arrested.

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Police are carrying out investigations after the collision.

“Enquiries are ongoing,” police added.

One eyewitness said the incident happened on a bend past Lady Manners School.

“They must have been going over 50mph to land it were it was,” the eyewitness added.

The wall which was damaged.

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