Motorist held for drink-driving after doing 50mph in M27 outside lane

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Police arrested a motorist for suspected drink-driving - after spotting her doing just 50mph in the outside lane of the M27.

Patrol officers saw the car veering across the motorway on the eastbound section near the Rownhams service station. She was arrested after refusing to provide a breath specimen.

Hampshire Police said in a tweet: ‘#DRINKDRIVER arrested #M27 East @ Rownhams. 50mph in lane 3 and all over the road. Female refused to provide specimen of breath #offtocourt’