ALLEGED Drug-Driver Was Slumped Over Steering Wheel At 9am

15 September, 2021 | Local

A DRIVER was allegedly was found to be intoxicated through drugs by police in Greenock.

Officers were called to Gibshill Road just before 9am on Monday.

Sergeant Jason Logsdon said: “Police attended immediately and traced the driver slumped over the steering wheel.”

The 43-year-old was arrested and charged with a number of road traffic-related offences and is scheduled to appear at court on a later date.

Community Inspector Andrew Durk said: “This is another unacceptable incident which could have been catastrophic if this driver wasn’t stopped before he managed to drive away.

“I would like to re-emphasis that its unacceptable and irresponsible for anyone to drive whilst intoxicated — please don’t do it or you will be arrested.

“If you suspect someone is driving while intoxicated please contact police immediately.”

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