The 53-year-old wanted to get to the cemetery. His plans were thwarted by traffic policemen who noticed a missing window in his Volkswagen and were also concerned about the driver’s driving style. It turned out that the driver was drunk and had a driving ban.
Spokesperson of the District Police Headquarters in Mława, Asp. pcs. Anna Pawłowska reported that a damaged Volkswagen driving through the Strzegowo commune caught the attention of traffic policemen. – The vehicle did not have a rear window, instead there were remnants of broken glass – said the spokeswoman. The driver’s driving style also indicated that he may be driving under the influence of alcohol.
The officers’ suspicions were confirmed. A 53-year-old resident of Mława County was drunk behind the wheel. A breathalyzer test showed over 2 per mille of alcohol in his body. The man told the police that he wanted to go to the cemetery, and the car was damaged a few months ago and the window has not been replaced yet.
During the inspection, it turned out that the detained person had a court ban on driving. The man faces up to five years in prison.
The police would like to remind you that due to All Saints’ Day, there will be increased traffic on the roads in the coming days.
“If you see a driver behaving suspiciously and who may be under the influence of alcohol or drugs, immediately notify the police by calling 112. Your reaction may save someone’s life,” the police appeal.
Main photo source: KPP in Mława