A driver of a foreign registered lorry has been arrested after crashing into a large digital sign.

Yesterday morning police officers arrested the driver of the vehicle, which had crashed into a sign at Cherwell Valley Services on the M40.

The driver was believed to be over the alcohol limit and was taken into custody.

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Officers secured the relevant evidence before interviewing the suspect who was charged and remanded for court this morning.

Earlier this month a serving police officer was banned from the roads for almost two years after admitting crashing her car while drunk.

Rachel Cantwell, 26, a Kettering-based police constable with Northamptonshire Police, was convicted of a single charge of driving while under the influence of alcohol.

A breathalyser test showed she had 97mcgs of alcohol in 100ml of breath, almost three times the legal limit of 35mcgs.


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This story was written by Matthew Norman, he joined the team in 2022 as a Facebook community reporter.

Matthew covers Bicester and focuses on finding stories from diverse communities.

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