'Erratic' drink driver stops in middle of M6 when intercepted by police near Preston
A drink driver was arrested after they decided to stop their van in the middle of the M6 near Preston.
Police were called to reports a van was being driven 'erratically' on the motorway near Preston at around 4.30am today (June 16).
Officers quickly intercepted the vehicle, but the driver decided to stop for police in a live lane rather than pulling onto the hard shoulder.
After a number of enquiries police discovered the motorist was over the legal limit and also disqualified from driving.
They were arrested and the van was seized.
A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said: "Report of this van being driven in an erratic manner on the M6 Preston, it was intercepted by patrols where it then stopped in lane one.
"Driver provided a positive breath test and enquires showed that they were disqualified.
"Driver arrested and the van seized."