Motorist twice the drink drive limit crashes car into ditch

PUBLISHED: 12:26 01 June 2019 | UPDATED: 09:40 02 June 2019

A drink driver crashed into a ditch. Picture: Breckland Police

A drink driver crashed into a ditch. Picture: Breckland Police


A motorist twice the drink drive limit escaped without serious injuries after crashing into a ditch.

Officers were called to Long Street, Great Ellingham, after a Volkswagen left the road at about 11.30pm on Friday, May 31.

Fire crews from Attleborough and Hingham were called to the scene providing casualty care and making the scene safe.

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The ambulance service was also called to the scene.

Breckland Police said on Twitter: "Being a Norfolk Special can be challenging, rewarding and varied. Last night [officer] 7937 was first on scene at a single car RTC.

"Driver twice drink-drive limit and required assistance from all three emergency services.

"No serious injuries - this time."

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