By Cristina Hodgson • 30 January 2020 • 19:23
Breathalyser tests found that the driver was under the influence of alcohol AND drugs
The Guardia Civil has arrested a 27 year-old accused of causing an accident on the A-44 motorway in Spain’s Granada, in which one person was seriously injured, after driving for more than 23 kilometres on the wrong side of the road under the influence of alcohol.
According to a police statement, the detainee is a resident of Moclín (Granada) and is being investigated for allegedly committing crimes against road safety, reckless driving and injuries due to negligence.
As Euro Weekly News understands, the emergency services were alerted by various calls during the early hours of this morning, Thursday, of a car being driven along the A-44 on the wrong side of the road. Police patrols in the area were alerted and swiftly positioned to intercept the vehicle, however before they were able to detain the driver, the car collided with two vehicles and the occupant of one of them suffered serious injuries requiring the intervention of the Granada Fire Brigade to rescue her from her vehicle.
The Guardia Civil proceeded to arrest the boozed-up driver who, apart from alcohol, also tested positive for drugs.
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