Three people have lucky escape after suspected drink-driver flips car

Three people escaped the flipped car in Halesworth. Picture : NS Police dogs

Three people escaped the flipped car in Halesworth. Picture : NS Police dogs - Credit: Archant

Three people were lucking to escape unharmed after a suspected drunk driver flipped the car they were travelling in.

A police dog was used to capture suspects at the incident that happened on Wednesday, September in Metfield, Harleston.

Police were responding to a call made shortly after 10.10pm reporting a road traffic collision were a Peugeot 206 was on it’s roof.

Police dog (PD) Kaiser tracked down a 24-year-old man, one of the trio, after they tried to run away from the scene.

The other two suspects were found 2-3 miles away from the scene at Withersdale Street, Metfield.


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A 24-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of drink driving and was taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

The suspect was later released under investigation pending further enquiries.

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All three occupants attended hospital for checks.

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