Potters Bar man charged with drink driving after BMW collides with tree

PUBLISHED: 10:47 27 September 2016 | UPDATED: 11:24 27 September 2016

A Potters Bar man was arrested after the collision

A Potters Bar man was arrested after the collision


A man has been charged with drink driving following a car crash near Potters Bar.

Police were called at 11.14pm on Sunday to Stagg Hill, where a blue BMW 7 Series had collided with a tree and caught fire.

Emergency services attended, and the blaze was doused within 10 minutes.

An ambulance spokesman said: “A rapid response vehicle was sent to assist and treated a man for a shoulder injury before leaving him in the care of the police. He is not believed to be in a serious or life-threatening condition.”

Arkadiusz Bieniek, 27, of Margarets Close in Potters Bar, was charged and is due in court today.

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