Suspected drunk driver ploughs car into bouncer at Walnut Tree Inn in Heworth after he tries to stop him from leaving in BMW

A suspected drunk driver ploughed his car into a bouncer at a pub in Heworth, York, after he tried to stop him driving away in a BMW.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the incident that occurred at around 8pm on Friday, June 18, at the Walnut Tree Inn.

The driver of a black BMW 3 Series car collided with the security staff member after he made attempts to stop the suspected drunk driver from leaving.

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The bouncer was not injured.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the incident that occurred at around 8pm on Friday, June 18, at the Walnut Tree Inn.
Police are appealing for witnesses following the incident that occurred at around 8pm on Friday, June 18, at the Walnut Tree Inn.

Anyone with information is urged to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting reference number 12210142345.