Man charged after BMW with frosted windscreen crashes into traffic lights in West Lothian

Police said no-one was seriously injured as a result of the collision.

Monday, 18th November 2019, 5:11 pm
Updated Monday, 18th November 2019, 5:27 pm

A man has been charged with dangerous driving after a BMW crashed into traffic lights while its windscreen was frosted over.

The incident involved two vehicles and took place in Clarkson Road in Broxburn, West Lothian, shortly before 9.15am on Monday.

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The BMW. Pic: Road Policing Scotland twitter

No-one was seriously injured, a Police Scotland spokesman said.

An image posted on social media by the force's road policing unit shows a black BMW, with partially frosted windows, which had hit a set of traffic lights.

The post said: "#WestLothianRP attended a collision this morning which was more than likely avoidable had they taken an extra few minutes to clear their windscreen!!"

A 57-year-old man has been charged with numerous offences, including dangerous driving.