Eight drink-drivers arrested in Wakefield in 24 hours

Eight drink-drivers have been stopped by police in the last 24 hours as the Christmas clampdown gets into full swing.

Pictured is a drink-driving bearthalyser.

Five males have been found to be over the limit, and three females, all of which were aged between 25 and 56.

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A police spokesman said; “Some crashed their vehicles into other vehicles, some crashed into roadside furniture, some were reported to us by members of the public and others, were, thankfully stopped in a routine roadside check by officers.

“Thankfully there hasn’t been any fatalities from these incidents but all these drivers now have a criminal record and will probably be relying on public transport in the future.”