Driver ‘four times over limit’ after rush-hour crash
The car damaged in the crash
A DRIVER was arrested for drink driving after crashing into a road sign on the dual carriageway near Raglan during the morning rush hour.
Gwent Police posted photos of the wrecked car and sign, saying: “The driver of this vehicle managed to drive around 300 yards prior to crashing in to the road sign on the A449.
“Likely as a result of being more than four times the drink drive limit at 9.30 in the morning.”
The incident on Monday, January 11, happened at the Raglan/Abergavenny A449/A40 junction on the southbound carriageway, with the car colliding with the sign on the verge.
Police in north-east Monmouthshire have been busy on the roads, with a car seized in Monmouth on Saturday night, January 9, when officers stopped to help a motoris changing a tyre, only to doscover they had been driving without insurance.
Officers have also been carrying out speed checks in Pen y Pound and off-road bike patrols around Abergavenny.
Police have also asked people to be on the look out for a green Yamaha ’Grizzly’ quad bike and a red Honda (child’s) quad stolen from a farm in Llangattock Lingoed sometime before 10pm on Wednesdya, January 6.
A black VW Golf was seen in the area at the time of the theft, and anyone with information, is asked to call 101, reference 2100006201
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