Drink-drive arrest after car stops on train tracks in Oldbury
A man was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after a car was found stopped on train tracks.
Police were called after the Vauxhall was spotted stranded on the tracks near a level crossing on Crosswells Road, Langley, Oldbury,
British Transport Police confirmed a 50-year-old man from Oldbury was arrested on suspicion of drink driving on New Year's Day.
The driver was later released while the police investigation continues.
A British Transport Police spokesman said: “Officers were called to Crosswells Road level crossing, Oldbury, yesterday following reports of a car on the tracks.
“The call came into police at 11.58pm. Officers from West Midlands Police attended the scene. A 50-year-old man from Oldbury was arrested for drunk driving.
“The man has been released under investigation.”