Drunk driver crashes into traffic lights off motorway near Chorley

A van driver who crashed into a set of traffic lights was drunk, police say.

Saturday, 13th May 2017, 6:11 pm
Updated Monday, 15th May 2017, 9:35 am
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The driver of a white van crashed into the traffic lights at junction eight of the M61 at Chorley on Saturday afternoon.

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Lancashire Road Police tweeted about the incident and said the driver was drunk at the time of the crash.

They tweeted: “Driver after being twice over the drink drive limit collides with traffic lights M61 junction 8. #team3rpu.”