Gosport driver hospitalised and arrested for drink-driving could have collided with children playing nearby

A DRIVER whose car careered off a Gosport road before overturning could have collided with children who were playing in the area at the time.

Wednesday, 18th September 2019, 1:25 pm
Updated Wednesday, 18th September 2019, 1:26 pm
Scene of the crash

The motorist was arrested for drink-driving before being taken to hospital following the crash on St Nicholas Avenue at 6.18pm yesterday.

While nobody else was injured, the episode could have had disastrous consequences. A spokesman for Gosport Fire Station said: ‘We attended the scene but the person was already out of the car when we arrived.

‘There had been lots of children playing nearby when the crash happened.’

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Hampshire Roads Police posted on Twitter: ‘Driver under investigation for drink driving.’

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