A DRIVER walked off down lane three of the M5 after crashing their car into the motorway's central reservation.

Officers from the Central Motorway Police Group discovered the driver of the crashed Toyota half a mile down the live lane of the M5.

They were arrested on suspicion of drink driving after blowing 73mcg - over double the drink drive limit of 35mcg.

The crash happened between junction 3 (Stourbridge/Kidderminster) and 2 (Dudley).

A spokesperson for CMPG said: "Yesterday we attended a single vehicle RTC M5 J3- J2.

"Driver decided to walk off walking down L3 prior to our arrival.

"We managed to grab driver 1/2 mile down the carriageway in L3. Driver arrested drink driving blew 73."