Drink driver caught travelling wrong way on M1

Police officers managed to avert disaster after stopping a man driving south on the northbound M1 over the twice the drink drive limit this morning.

Sunday, 7th February 2016, 8:17 am
Updated Sunday, 7th February 2016, 10:39 am
Driver on M1 travelling in wrong direction

A police spokesman said: "Officers bravely rammed him to stop the potential fatal consequences."

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The incident happened just north of Meadowhall before 6am this morning (Sunday February 7).

Two police officers suffered minor injuries.