This drink driver was on the way to pick up his child when he was arrested by Lancashire police

A drink driver was on the way to collect his child when Lancashire police arrested him.

Monday, 24th June 2019, 6:11 pm
Updated Monday, 24th June 2019, 7:11 pm
The driver was caught travelling at 83mph.

Officers say they caught the man driving at 83mph in a 40mph zone on the Heysham link road.

When police stopped him they found he had an expired driving license.

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A roadside breath test showed his blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit.

The man admitted to police that he was on the way to collect his child.

In a tweet, police said they "arrested and charged" the man "for the courts to decide."

The driver was caught travelling at 83mph.