Drunk driver fled after crashing car into Rudding Lane ditch

Drunk driver's car found in Rudding Lane ditch - image supplied by Paul Cording

Drunk driver's car found in Rudding Lane ditch - image supplied by Paul Cording

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A drunk driver who fled the scene after crashing his car into a ditch on Rudding Lane has been arrested.

Police were called at around 7am on Monday, March 28, following reports that a grey Alfa Romeo had crashed into a ditch off Rudding Lane.

Officers arrived on the scene and, after discovering the driver had fled the area, managed to trace him to his home address in Scotton.

The 20-year-old man failed a breath test in custody and was subsequently arrested and charged to court with drink driving.