A man has been charged with drink driving in connection with a police chase in the early hours of the morning.
It’s alleged a police officer was hit with a gate while chasing a suspect who had been stopped on suspicion of drink-driving in Victoria Gardens, Watnall, on Monday, February 7.
Andrew Nally, of Victoria Gardens, Watnall, will appear before Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, February 24.
The 44-year-old was charged with obstructing an emergency worker, resisting arrest and drink-driving in connection with the incident.
Sergeant James Hirst, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “An officer did unfortunately sustain minor injuries from this incident, following a short chase.
“The force has a zero-tolerance approach to drink-driving and we will continue to stop any motorist we suspect of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
“The decision to get behind the wheel after having a drink can have major repercussions and can lead to utterly devastating consequences that can ruin and sometimes end lives.”
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