Edinburgh crime: Drunk motorist caught driving the wrong way down Leith Walk by police

A man has been arrested and charged with drink driving, after he was spotted driving dangerously in Edinburgh.

By Anna Bryan
Sunday, 22nd May 2022, 10:59 am

Officers stopped the 53-year-old motorist after they observed him driving the wrong way down Leith Walk at 2.10am on Sunday, May 22.

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The man failed a roadside breath test. The legal limit is 22 microgram(mcg) of alcohol in 100ml of breath, but he provided a reading of 120mcg/100ml at the roadside and 117mgl/100ml at the station.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “He will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal.”

An Edinburgh driver failed the roadside breath test, after being seen driving the wrong way down Leith Walk.