Man charged with drink driving offence following crash in street

A man has been charged with drink driving following a crash in South Tyneside earlier this week.

Wednesday, 14th November 2018, 9:55 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th November 2018, 9:59 am
A police car.

Buses had to be diverted following an incident in Station Road, in Hebburn, on Monday morning.

A section of the road was left blocked off for about two hours while recovery crews cleared the scene.

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Gary Benjamin Olley, 53, of Yorkwood, Hebburn, has been charged with driving a motor vehicle when alcohol above limit.

He is due to appear at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, December 4.