Audi driver with broken arm flees crash near Rudding Park Hotel in Harrogate

A drink driver crashed his Audi on a country lane near a luxury spa hotel and golf complex.

Tuesday, 22nd January 2019, 10:32 am
Updated Tuesday, 22nd January 2019, 10:40 am
The Audi crashed on Rudding Lane in Harrogate

The suspect fled the scene after his car left the road on Rudding Lane, near the Rudding Park Hotel in Follifoot on Monday night.

Officers managed to catch the driver, who gave a positive breath sample when tested at a police station.

He was arrested but released under investigation to receive treatment for a broken arm.

The Grade I-listed hotel boasts two golf courses, a spa, rooftop garden, indoor swimming pool, private cinema, gym, two restaurants and 300 acres of landscaped gardens and woodland.