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POLICE CALLED TO MILITARY ROAD OVER SUSPICIONS ELDERLY DRIVER WAS DRUNK

Fpmkilqx0ayiacyFears that an elderly man had been drink driving led to Police being called to Military Road yesterday evening (Thursday).

Officers were deployed to the scene near Chale at 18:12 when a concerned member of the public alerted Police to a suspected drink driver.

Island Echo understand that the male – in his 70s – had crashed into a hedge and damaged the wing mirror of his car, before nearly colliding with another vehicle.

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The driver said to those present that he had consumed 2 glasses of Processco with his dinner.

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Constabulary has confirmed that the driver completed a roadside breath test, which returned a negative result.

No arrests were made.

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Ben
Ben
1 month ago

Was he told to surrender his license or take a driving test?

Islanr
Islanr
Reply to  Ben
1 month ago

Why are you so obsessed with destroying the lives of older people? You’re a monster.

Ben
Ben
Reply to  Islanr
1 month ago

Be ok until he has a head on with a young family and kills someone

Wayne
Wayne
1 month ago

It’s a negative result however alcohol can effect people in different ways. The old chap is probably tea total and it went straight to his head.

Peter
Peter
Reply to  Wayne
1 month ago

No excuses, once a p*ss head, always a p*ss head
Drink driving kills, lock him up, too many excuses.

Edward
Edward
Reply to  Peter
1 month ago

So he hasn’t broke the law and yet you want him locked up. Have you taken your medication today?.

Top g
Top g
1 month ago

Fr not even the young gs anymore the old bins are getting on it lad

John Bond
John Bond
1 month ago

Powerful stuff that Processco! Nothing like Prosecco.

Last edited 1 month ago by John Bond
ExtraD
ExtraD
1 month ago

I would be equally ageist tomorrow.

Meme
Meme
1 month ago

Perhaps he should not drive anymore

King Kev
King Kev
1 month ago

See this is my issue with old farts they are a danger and you fools tell me I’m wrong all the time

Jonny
Jonny
Reply to  King Kev
1 month ago

Guess what king turd your still wrong

BOB BAILEY
BOB BAILEY
Reply to  King Kev
1 month ago

Worst drivers are motor bikes and motor scooters that constantly cut you up and have no thought for anybody else.

Voice of Reason
Voice of Reason
Reply to  BOB BAILEY
1 month ago

Very true, Motorcyclists are morons on 2 wheels

Chris
Chris
Reply to  King Kev
1 month ago

It is a well known statistic that 17to24 year olds have the most accidents and that 62 to 74 year olds are the safest do your homework by the way get back to your village they are missing their idiot

RobB
RobB
1 month ago

Can’t you read?

Chris
Chris
1 month ago

What, as opposed to young twats you mean?

MechAnnoyed
MechAnnoyed
1 month ago

Combined effects on top of medication perhaps.

Mark
Mark
Reply to  MechAnnoyed
1 month ago

More likely difficult lighting conditions, the accident would have been just about the onset of twilight which is a period notorious for messing with even young eyes as they struggle to adjust to the changing light intensity.

Bill
Bill
1 month ago

Zero tolerance on drink driving simple ZERO alcohol

fred
fred
1 month ago

Drives that bad and has not been drinking! Theory Re-test for everyone every ten years. If you fail, have to re take the full test. Only way to improve standards and to catch the people who are unfit to drive.

Jane ville
Jane ville
Reply to  fred
1 month ago

How would the theory test in this case helped?

Bill Freeman
Bill Freeman
1 month ago

We have been for years, probably the last 55 years.

 

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