Drink driving arrest after Bassingbourn crash

PUBLISHED: 13:30 16 August 2019 | UPDATED: 10:59 20 August 2019

The breathalyser result from a woman in Bassingbourn. Picture: @SouthCambsCops

The breathalyser result from a woman in Bassingbourn. Picture: @SouthCambsCops


A woman was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a two-vehicle collision in Bassingbourn yesterday evening.

Officers were called to the incident, which happened at about 8.30pm in Brook Road.

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Police posted about the arrest on Facebook, saying: "The driver left the scene but was located shortly after when she blew almost five times the legal limit. Thankfully no one was injured."

Police said the woman was treated at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge while in police custody, and has since been released under investigation.

The woman had 153 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35.

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