A 60-year-old man has been arrested for drink-driving after being almost twice the legal limit - as police sat behind him in traffic.

Officers saw a vehicle go through a temporary red traffic light in Holt Road in Horsford on Thursday (August 10).

The driver was pulled over and subsequently arrested for drink-driving after blowing 66 units at the roadside - almost double the limit.

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On Friday morning (August 11) the driver appeared at Norwich Magistrates’ Court where he pleaded guilty to the offence.

He was disqualified from driving for 12 months and fined £500, with an order to pay an additional £305 in court and victim charges.