British man finds himself in trouble for drunk driving after his own Mercedes alerted the authorities to a violation

Have you ever witnessed a situation where you are driving at high speed to escape the cops and your car catches up to you? This incident happened with Alan McShane, a 37-year-old man from the UK. The man had recently been driving drunk and landed in trouble after his own Mercedes called 999. McShane was banned from driving following his car’s crash after the vehicle’s system failed. immediately acknowledged the incident and alerted the authorities.

McShane was returning home to Wallsend on May 16 after an evening watching Newcastle United’s win over Arsenal, according to a Newcastle Chronicle report. He encountered an accident while exiting the central highway, after which the car’s security response was triggered. When authorities arrived on the scene and arrested him, he had a blood alcohol level of 110 micrograms of alcohol per 100ml of breath, according to his breathalyzer. Additionally, McShane pleaded guilty to driving over the legal alcohol limit during a court hearing on Monday. He said he had “learned a hard lesson”.

Newcastle Magistrates Court found Alan McShane guilty

At a hearing at Newcastle Magistrates’ Court on Monday, McShane pleaded guilty to driving on New Bridge Street with a blood alcohol level over three times the legal limit of 35 micrograms. Alan’s prosecutor, Sarah Malkinson, said: ‘On the morning of Tuesday, May 17, officers were called to the scene of a collision to a vehicle on the Central Freeway off-ramp. A vehicle had collided with surrounding street furniture.

Arriving at the scene, she saw paramedics and firefighters at the scene, with McShane surrounded by them. She added: ‘He identified himself as the driver of the vehicle. The officer noticed the smell of alcohol and that the defendant was mumbling and so asked him to provide a breath sample,” according to the aforementioned report. Additionally, McShane was taken to RVI for a post-crash check-up, where he fell asleep while being seen by medics.

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