Lorry driver fails breath-test after alarming behaviour at the wheel

A trucker has been arrested for drink-driving after swerving around on the motorway near Wigan then trying to drive the wrong way down a street.

Tuesday, 23rd November 2021, 7:43 am
Updated Tuesday, 23rd November 2021, 7:44 am

North West Motorway Police say they were alerted to the erratic driving by a member of the public in the early hours of Tuesday November 23.

The HGV was seen to be swerving around on the northbound carriageway of the M6.

And when a patrol stopped the vehicle just off junction 23, the driver then attempted to go the wrong way at Haydock Island.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

The trucker was shown to have been drink-driving

After failing a breath test, the unnamed driver was arrested.

Thanks for reading. If you value what we do and are able to support us, a digital subscription is just £1 for your first month. Try us today by clicking here and viewing our offers.