If you ever needed an example of just how dangerous and just how selfish drunk drivers are, then you need look no further than the video below.
In the footage, you can see a red van driver the WRONG WAY along the M4 at high speed.
The driver of the van was driving head-on into the face on oncoming traffic in lane three of a three-lane motorway.
Drivers on the opposite side of the road, were trying to keep up with the driving and had their hazard warning lights on as they tried to warn other road users.
CCTV footage shows the red van approaching a traffic unit that had slowed down the traffic on the motorway as the drunk driver fast approaches.
However, even upon seeing the traffic unit, the driver of the red van STILL does not stop and makes contact with the police car causing the van to spin out and lose control.
The second part of the footage shows the view from inside the police car as the van approached them head-on travelling at speed.
Let’s hope that the driver of the red van is banned from driving for life!
It was only thanks to the police and thanks to members of the public who spotted the red van that there wasn’t a tragic accident .
If you are out-and-about driving over the festive period then please take extra car.
Anyone of your friends or family could have been heading towards this van at speeds in excess of 70MPH.
Thames Valley Police tweeted that the driver was FOUR TIMES over the limit and said:
“This drunk driver drove the wrong way down the M4 near Reading on Saturday.
“He was arrested and found to be almost four times over the drink-drive limit.
“This is another reminder of the potential destruction of drink and drug driving.”
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