'Drink driver' arrested after falling asleep in McDonald's drive-thru queue in Sheffield

An alleged drink driver was arrested after falling asleep in a drive-thru queue in front of a police crew having their break.

Monday, 13th December 2021, 3:42 pm

Traffic officers from South Yorkshire Police watched bemused as the driver of a silver Vauxhall Vectra reportedly dozed off at the wheel in the queue for McDonald’s in Hillsborough while waiting for a takeaway.

SYP’s Operational Support team said officers saw the ordeal play out as they were having a coffee in the car park.

The driver reportedly blew over the legal limit on a breathalyser, and was also found to have no insurance.

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A drink driver was arrested after falling asleep at a McDonald's drive-thru in Sheffield

Their vehicle was seized and they were arrested at the scene and charged with drink driving.

“Lessons in how to draw attention to yourself,” wrote the team in a tweet.

“No insurance, drunk, fall asleep in the drive-thru before collecting your food. Do all that whilst traffic officers are parked in the car park having a brew.”

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