A motorist with two previous convictions for drink-driving took officers from the Central Motorway Policing Group on a pursuit last night (6th March).
The pursuit started when Doxey-based traffic units indicated for the vehicle to stop on the M6.
After a short pursuit, the fleeing vehicle came to a stop on junction 14 of the motorway.
As officers tried to arrest the driver, he fought with them but was quickly subdued by the officers.
The male, who was two prior convictions for drink-driving, provided an upper reading of 205 when he was put on the Evidential Breathalyser Machine (EBM).
In England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, the alcohol limit for drivers is 35 micrograms per 100 millilitres of breath, meaning that the driver was over five times the legal limit.
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