0 slack imgs

E-scooter rider arrested after failing breath test

AN E-scooter rider was arrested for drink driving in Taunton on Friday night.

They were pulled over by Avon and Somerset Police officers after narrowly avoiding a collision on Wellington Road.

In a tweet the police Road Safety Unit said: “The Road Traffic Act still applies if riding an E-scooter.

“This rider failed a roadside breath test and was arrested shortly after narrowly avoiding a serious RTC.

“Don’t drink and ride or you could also be visiting our custody suite!”

Copyright © 2019 Sedgemoor Apple