Motorist, 80, ends up on platform at Esher station

Car on platform at Esher railway station
Image caption The car had to be reversed from the platform by police officers

An 80-year-old motorist who took a wrong turn in his car and drove on to a railway station platform in Surrey was arrested for dangerous driving.

Witnesses to the incident in Esher said the pensioner drove up the footpath by the Lower Green Road railway bridge, ending up on the London bound platform.

British Transport Police said it happened at about 1615 BST on Saturday.

They said the car was reversed from the platform by officers before being collected by a recovery vehicle.

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