Learner driver AND supervisor arrested for drink driving

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Police say a learner driver and the person supervising them were both arrested for failing a breathalyser test.

Hampshire officers expressed their amazement in a tweet about the incident.

They said: ‘Two people arrested last night for drink driving. What’s unusual? It was a learner driver and their supervisor - both blew over 100.’

Police said today that they have charged a 39-year-old man following an incident in Anglesea Road, Shirley, Southampton shortly after 1.30am on September 27.

Lucas Herliczka from Howards Grove, Southampton was charged with driving motor vehicle when alcohol limit above limit and is due to appear in Southampton Magistrates Court on October 13.

A 32-year-old man from Oxfordshire was also arrested in connection with the incident but later released with no further action.