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Man (43) arrested for drink driving after hitting cars in north Belfast

A 43-year-old man was arrested after he hit several cars in north Belfast

A 43-year-old man was arrested for drink driving after he hit several cars in north Belfast yesterday afternoon.

The man hit several cars before crashing on Cavehill Road at around 12.30pm.

A man was seen running from the crashed car. The male driver, who seemed drunk, also tried to run but was held back by members of the public.

The driver was arrested for a string of crimes including drink driving.

A police spokesman said: “I would like to thank those members of the public who this afternoon stepped in to help remove a very real danger from our roads.

"I would also appeal to anyone who witnessed this incident, or who may have dashcam footage of it, to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 611 of 18/05/2020."

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