Eastbourne driver arrested after driving with can of lager on dashboard

Police tenents picture SUS-150518-103549001
Police tenents picture SUS-150518-103549001

A man was arrested on a busy Eastbourne road at the weekend after driving with a can of super strength lager balanced on the dashboard.

The driver was stopped on the coast road between Eastbourne and Pevensey Bay on Saturday afternoon.

Police later released a picture of a can of Tennents’ Super lager in the vehicle’s cup holder.

Sussex Police said the man has been charged with being almost double the drink-drive limit, 35 microgrammes per 100 millilitres of breath.

Officers stopped the man in his Nissan after receiving a tip off about a suspected drunken driver at a nearby retail park.

The Nissan car was tracked down and stopped and the driver, a local man in his 60s, was arrested at the scene and taken into custody and charged later that night.

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