Potters Bar woman arrested on suspicion of drink driving

PUBLISHED: 13:14 25 September 2017

Police were called to a crash in Chace Avenue, Potters Bar.
Picture: Matt Dickins

Police were called to a crash in Chace Avenue, Potters Bar. Picture: Matt Dickins

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Startled Potters Bar residents came running out of their homes when they heard two loud bangs in the middle of the night.

Police were called to a crash in Chace Avenue, Potters Bar.
Picture: Matt DickinsPolice were called to a crash in Chace Avenue, Potters Bar. Picture: Matt Dickins

Police were called to the scene of a crash in Chace Avenue shortly before midnight on Saturday following reports of a car on its roof.

A police spokesman said: “We were called at 11.57pm.

“The car was blocking the road.

“A 29-year-old woman from Potters Bar was arrested on suspicion of driving above the alcohol limit.

Matt Dickins' partner's MG was damaged in the crash in Chace Avenue, Potters Bar.Matt Dickins' partner's MG was damaged in the crash in Chace Avenue, Potters Bar.

“She has been released, under investigation.”

It is understood that the woman suffered minor injuries.

Residents ran out into the street to see a Fiat 500 on its roof.

Matt Dickins, who was among those to run outside, said: “We heard two loud bangs followed by my partner’s car alarm going off so we rushed out.”

He added: “My partner’s MG ZR has been quite badly damaged.

“It was her baby.

“We attend a lot of car shows with it and my 1997 Rover all over the south east.

“She and myself had put a lot of time and effort into it to get it looking the way it did.”

It is understood that another vehicle parked out the front was also a write-off.


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