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Man charged with dangerous and drink driving in York


10:23am 25th June 2012
(Updated 11:46am 25th June 2012)

A man suspected of driving on the wrong side of the road and crashing with another car has been charged by North Yorkshire Police.

The 27 year old is accused of dangerous driving and drink driving

He was arrested in connection with an incident on the A64 between Fulford and the Hopgrove roundabout at  12:40 on Sunday morning.

The people in the other car involved in the smash were taken to York Hospital for treatment.

North Yorkshire Police Statement:

A 27-year-old man from Leeds who was arrested after a collision on the A64 between Fulford and the Hopgrove roundabout, in the early hours of Sunday 24 June 2012, is due to appear at court in connection with the incident.

He will appear at York Magistrates' Court on Friday 13 July 2012, charged with driving a motor vehicle dangerously and driving a motor vehicle with alcohol over the limit.


Police in York were called after a car driven on the wrong side of the road was involved in an early morning collision.

The incident happened on the A64 between Fulford and the Hopgrove roundabout at about 12.40am on Sunday 24 June 2012.

The silver Vauxhall Corsa was seen driving east-bound on the west-bound carriageway when the collision with another car occurred near to the Grimston Bar off slip.

The Corsa then continued on the A64 towards Hopgrove.

Police have now charged a 27-year-old male driver from Leeds on suspicion of dangerous driving and drink-driving.

The occupants of the other car involved in the collision were taken to York District Hospital for treatment

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