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Watch: Drunk woman drives nearly a mile on train tracks, gets arrested later

Police in Malaga said a driver was found to have three times the allowed blood-alcohol limit after she drove on train tracks interrupting services for nearly two hours.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | November 14, 2020 1:59:51 pm
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A woman in Málaga, Spain, drove her car on the metro tracks for more than a mile, stopping only when she had punctured three of the vehicles tyres. Footage captured on CCTV cameras are now going viral creating a buzz online.

The car got stuck in between the tracks at the entrance to a tunnel, and as a result train services were  delayed for nearly two hours. Malaga Metro security guards alerted the police, who had to call a tow truck to remove the vehicle from the tracks, Euro Weekly News reported.

When police reached the site, they found the 25-year-old female driver was driving the vehicle under the influence of alcohol and later found it to be thrice over the blood alcohol limit.

Watch the video here:

According to Policía Local Málaga, the woman was charged with a crime against road safety while driving under the influence of alcohol.

The local police officers also contacted the Metro Málaga checkpoint, where they were informed that in the absence of a more exhaustive report from the maintenance company, the damage to the tracks were of a “slight nature, consisting of friction on the tracks”.

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