A man has been charged with drink-driving after crashing with a police car near Malmesbury yesterday (Wednesday).

Francis Saunders, 54, was arrested at the scene following the crash on the B4042 at Brinkworth involving his black Land Rover and a police car. No injuries were reported.

Saunders, of Greatfield, Royal Wootton Bassett has been charged with driving a motor vehicle whilst over the alcohol limit and will appear before Swindon Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, December 1.

During October, the Royal Wootton Bassett Community Policing Team, have arrested 11 other drivers on suspicion of driving over the alcohol limit.

If you are suspicious of someone driving dangerously or under the influence of alcohol or drugs, call 101 and give as much information as possible, including the driver's details or description and their car registration.

If you believe that a crime is being committed and somebody is already behind the wheel then please call 999.