Drink driver arrested after fleeing scene of Rotherham crash

A drink driver was arrested after fleeing the scene of a crash in Rotherham.

Saturday, 30th March 2019, 2:08 pm
Updated Monday, 1st April 2019, 2:04 pm
The woman was more than twice over the legal limit

The collision occurred in Fitzwilliam Road, Rotherham at around 1:30am on March 30, and involved two Vauxhall cars, a Corsa and an Astra.

The female driver of the Corsa fled the scene, leaving her passenger with leg and pelvis injuries at the roadside.

The driver of the Astra suffered minor injuries.

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The woman was more than twice over the legal limit

South Yorkshire Police Operational Support said: “Due to the state of the vehicles we were very concerned for the driver so family members and the police were sent looking for her.

“She was located at 5:30am with minor leg injuries and went on to provide an alcohol breath sample of over double the legal limit.”

The woman was more than twice over the legal limit
The woman was more than twice over the legal limit