A DRIVER was arrested following a crash on the A19 early yesterday.

Police were called to the scene, near Escrick, just after 3am after a red Fiat Ducato panel van left the road and damaged some street furniture, leaving debris in the road.

A spokesman said the 26-year-old male driver was breathalysed.

He gave a reading of 45 – the legal limit is 35. He was arrested and released on bail. Nobody was injured.