Driver arrested for driving from Coventry to Leicester on wrong side of M69

A driver went all the way from Coventry to Leicester on the wrong side of the M69 before crashing into the embankment.

The car was pursued by Leicestershire Police Armed Response Unit, until the car crashed into the barrier.

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning (11 August). Thankfully, there were no injuries reported.

The driver of the vehicle has been arrested for drink driving and dangerous driving.

In a separate incident on Saturday, Leicestershire Police were involved in another pursuit with a vehicle which was subsequently abandoned.

When Police searched the car, they found a bag of drugs. Unfortunately for the driver, he also left behind his driving licence.

Police left a message on Twitter for the driver which said “See you soon”.

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