Nottingham

Drink-drive arrest after Mansfield Woodhouse collision

A woman has been arrested for drink driving after a crash which involved a four-year-old girl.

The crash happened at the roundabout junction of Eather Avenue and Slant Lane, Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, on Thursday afternoon.

The woman, aged 42, was travelling in a Ford Mondeo, along with the four-year-old girl, when it collided with a van.

She was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and being drunk in charge of a child under seven.

Police said she was also arrested for failing to stop at the scene of a collision.

The 44-year-old van driver was taken to King's Mill Hospital and treated for whiplash injuries.

The girl was uninjured.

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