A DRIVER who was stopped by police this evening, Saturday, was allegedly more than five time over the drink driving limit.

A police officer signalled for a vehicle to pull over near junction 8 of the M62 at Burtonwood as it was reportedly being driven erratically.

When the driver was breathalysed, the driver was accused of having 196 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35 micrograms.

Police have not reported how the driver has been dealt with.