Driver caught making VIDEO CALL to his partner on South Yorkshire road

Peel Street, in Barnsley (photo: Google)
Peel Street, in Barnsley (photo: Google)
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A motorist was pulled over by police after being seen driving erratically in South Yorkshire - only for officers to find he had been making a video call to his partner.

To make matters worse, a breath test showed the motorist was three times over the legal alcohol limit.

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Police today said the man had been stopped on Peel Street, in Barnsley, and he is now awaiting a court date.

Barnsley East neighbourhood policing team said: "Male seen driving erratically on Peel Street, in Barnsley - probably because he was on a video call to his partner.

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"He was stopped and spoken to, and he provided a breath sample of 110 UG - almost three times the legal limit. A court date awaits."