Drunk driver arrested after flipping ambulance in Elche

KNOCKED OVER: The ambulance lies across the street after the incident ©Local Police

A DRIVER, allegedly under the influence of alcohol, has been arrested after tipping an ambulance over before fleeing the scene in Elche.

The incident happened at roughly 11.30pm last Saturday night, near the L’Aljub de Elche shopping centre.

Patrols were deployed at the possible exit routes and the vehicle car was intercepted when attempting to join the motorway.

After tests the police established that the man, who was the only occupant of his vehicle, had been drinking.

There is also no evidence that the driver had insurance or an up-to-date ITV.

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