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90mph motorist charged with drink driving on M54

By Rob Smith | Telford | Crime | Published:

A motorist has been charged with drink driving after his car sped past police at more than 90mph on the M54.

Officers said the driver sped past a marked police car at Junction 5 near Telford Town Centre just before midnight on Tuesday.

He was stopped at Junction 7 and officers smelled alcohol, before carrying out a breath test.

The driver was found to be over the limit, and was taken into custody to be charged with a drink driving offence in the early hours of this morning.

Officers said he will appear in court to face the charge.

Rob Smith

By Rob Smith
Reporter

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star based at Ketley in Telford.

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