The drunk driver was arrested on Tuesday, January 11 in Germany. One of the refinery employees noticed the dangerous maneuvers of the 36-year-old, who called the police.
– The man initially assumed that the driver had a health problem. Then he noticed obvious signs that the problems were due to alcohol, federal police explained.
It was established that the driver’s alcohol level was 2.17 per mille. “The federal police, which are responsible for rail traffic, have also been notified,” Der Spiegel reports in turn.
According to the German media, they were called Federal police officers prevented the driver from continuing to work and detained his driving license. The man was taken to the police station, where he was taken a blood sample for testing.
According to the findings of the investigators, the drunk driver already drove the locomotive earlier, on the route from Oldenburg to Wilhelmshaven, where he was to pick up the tankers.
The proceedings currently pending against him concern the creation of a threat to railway traffic.