Car wreck is a warning to drink-drivers

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A CAR wreck on display in Wyverstone aims to highlight the dangers of drink-driving in the run up to Christmas.

Following the success of similar campaigns, Suffolk Police has put the car on the green in front of Wyverstone Village Hall, in The Street.

Signs around it read ‘speed kills’, ‘kill your speed’ and ‘don’t drink and drive’.

PCSO Chris Bales, from Mid Suffolk Central Safer Neighbourhood Team, first came up with the idea.

He said: “The campaign was previously so successful and I think that it was a wake-up call to a lot of drivers who risk their lives and others by having one more drink.

“When you drive every day you lose sight of the dangers that it can bring with it.

“Educating drivers is so essential as at the end of the day, we don’t want to see people seriously injured or killed.”

Derek Spall, of DJ Spalls Recovery which donated and positioned the car, said: “I was happy to help as we see the consequences of accidents and devastation it causes to families of those involved.

“We also see the large amount of police time it takes to clear these crashes.”