13th Jul, 2020

Police use their advanced driving skills in Droitwich to stop lost and confused 87-year-old motorist

Tristan Harris 3rd May, 2020 Updated: 3rd May, 2020

POLICE officers used their finely-honed driving skills to help out an 87-year-old driver who had gone out shopping and not returned home after nine hours.

The incident happened around 3am on the Worcester Road in Droitwich where officers from Worcestershire Operational Policing Unit found the motorist driving along lost and confused.

The police used a TPAC – usually used to stop drivers trying to evade capture – to pull alongside and in front of the pensioner’s car and bring it to a safe standstill.

The driver was then returned safely home to their family.



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