BMW motorist arrested for driving over central reservation after missing A19 turn off

A BMW motorist was arrested after he was spotted driving over a dual carriageway's central reservation after missing his turn off.

By Gavin Ledwith, Digital Specialist
Tuesday, 02 April, 2019, 11:11
Traffic police detained a man for driving over the central reservation near the A19-A689 Wolviston roundabout.

The incident took place at Wolviston, near Hartlepool, at the junction of the A19 and A689 over the weekend. .

A Durham and Cleveland Road Policing Unit (RPU) spokesman said: "An adult male was observed driving his black BMW over the central reservation to rectify missing the slip road."

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Further details about the incident have still to be released.