Driver blows more than double the legal alcohol limit after driving the wrong way up Victoria Road

A driver has been charged after blowing more than double the legal drink driving limit when police stopped them for driving the wrong way up Victoria Road.

Monday, 29th July 2019, 9:29 am
The car after being stopped on Victoria Road. PIC: North Yorkshire Police

The incident happened at around 3.15am on Sunday July 28.

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A PSCO spotted the vehicle going the wrong way up the one-way system on Victoria Road and colleagues then stopped the driver.

The driver then blew 84 into a breathalyser on the roadside (84 microgrammes of alcohol to 100 millilitres of breath) - the legal limit is 35mg per 100ml.

Police confirmed that the driver has now been charged to court.