Drink driver who tried to run over Guardia to go on trial

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The incident happened at a Guardia checkpoint similar to this one

NEWS Staff Reporter

A man who allegedly tried to mow down a Guardia Civil agent at a checkpoint after being four times over the drink-drive limit is facing more than five years in jail.

The incident happened on the A-350 road in Huércal Overa on August 7. According to reports, the man drove his vehicle on the wrong side of the road as he approached the checkpoint, but instead of stopping the car when ordered to do so by the Guardia he stepped on the accelerator and drove at one of the agents, who was forced to dive out of the way.

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