Drunk driver swerved across motorway - in front of a police car

A drunk driver who nodded off at the wheel and swerved in front of a police car on the M6 has been arrested.

Sunday, 14th August 2016, 2:05 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 7:07 pm
Car swerving on the M6 near Charnock Richard. Images courtesy North West Motorway Police

The vehicle swerved in front of a Sergeant of the North West Motorway Police on the M6 at Charnock Richard.

He swerved from lane 1 to lane 3, then ploughed into the grass verge next to the central reservation barrier before correcting.

He was pulled over and arrested at the roadside on Sunday morning.

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Car swerving on the M6 near Charnock Richard. Images courtesy North West Motorway Police
Car swerving on the M6 near Charnock Richard. Images courtesy North West Motorway Police