Banned driver arrested near Lowestoft for being almost FIVE TIMES over alcohol limit

The man was almoast five times over the limit. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary

The man was almoast five times over the limit. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary - Credit: Archant

Police have arrested a driver who was almost five times over the limit.

He blew 159mg when breathalised - the legal limit for alcohol is 35mg.

The man was pulled over at Corton, near Lowestoft last night, after police received a call about his manner of driving.

'Tip off about a driver under the influence,' one traffic cop tweeted. 'Arrested for drink and disqualified driving after the same offence in January.'

A colleague added: 'Unfortunately you have read that correct, 159ugs. Over 4.5 times the limit. Totally unacceptable, fortunate no body was hurt.'


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The arrest came less than a week after police launched their annual summer campaign against drink and drug driving.

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