Pensioner's car seized by police, Seaton

PUBLISHED: 12:35 17 September 2009 | UPDATED: 00:12 16 June 2010

A SEATON pensioner had his car seized for allegedly falling asleep at the wheel and driving with an expired license.

A SEATON pensioner had his car seized for allegedly falling asleep at the wheel and driving with an expired license.

The 82-year-old was stopped by police yesterday (Wednesday, September 16) following calls from concerned residents.

PC Darren Herridge said: "It's not something we take any pleasure in doing. It's awful to restrict someone's mobility but it's the lesser of two evils because the possible alternative if he was to continue to drive would be unthinkable.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Midweek Herald. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Midweek Herald