Suspected drink driver crashed into traffic lights in Dungannon

Library file photo dated 30/11/2006 of a police officer holding a breath test kit. The 30th annual Christmas drink-drive crackdown was launched today with the aim of arresting a recent rise in the number of alcohol-related road deaths. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday December 1, 2006. Police will be breathalysing huge numbers of motorists over the next four weeks, as well as looking out for drivers impaired by illegal drugs. See PA story TRANSPORT Alcohol. Photo credit should read: John Giles/PA.
Library file photo dated 30/11/2006 of a police officer holding a breath test kit. The 30th annual Christmas drink-drive crackdown was launched today with the aim of arresting a recent rise in the number of alcohol-related road deaths. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday December 1, 2006. Police will be breathalysing huge numbers of motorists over the next four weeks, as well as looking out for drivers impaired by illegal drugs. See PA story TRANSPORT Alcohol. Photo credit should read: John Giles/PA.

A 30-year-old man was arrested in Dungannon after a car collided with traffic lights in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The incident, which also resulted in damage being caused to a shop front, happened in the Market Square area at about 6.45am on Saturday.

The man was arrested on suspicion of driving when unfit; failing to stop at a road traffic collision; failing to remain at the scene of, and failing to report a road traffic collision.

He has since been released on bail pending further enquiries