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Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after three car collision

The incident happened on Billet Road in Walthamstow last night. There were no serious injuries

The collision happened close to the intersection of Guildsway and Durban Road Credit: Google Streetview

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a collision involving three cars on Billet Road last night (28th December).

A section of Billet Road, close to the intersection of Guildsway and Durban Road, was closed while emergency services dealt with the traffic incident last night.

A spokesperson for the Met Police said that police were called at approximately 9.55pm last night to reports of a collision.

The spokesperson added: “One male was taken to hospital as a precaution. He was subsequently arrested on suspicion of drink drive [sic] and taken into police custody.”

There were no reports of other injuries, and police enquiries into the circumstances of the traffic incident continue.


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The London Ambulance Service said it sent a number of resources including ambulance crews and an incident response officer to the scene, and “assessed multiple patients for minor injuries”.

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