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Drink Drive Charge After Car Crashes Into Shanklin Tea Rooms

A man has been charged with drink driving and leaving the scene of an accident following a crash in Shanklin Old Village.

Police were called at 11.31pm last Wednesday (22) to reports of a single vehicle collision on Church Road, Shanklin.

A Mitsubishi Shogun had collided with a building causing damage, as well as a bollard.

The driver had left the scene before police arrival but was located around 300 yards away.

David Henderson, 60, of Rushclose in Shanklin, has been charged with driving whilst unfit through alcohol and failing to stop after an accident.

He is due to appear in court on August 22.

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