Police arrest drunk driver ... of electric ride-on toy car

'Are you going to charge me, officer?'

TRAFFIC police in America arrested an intoxicated motorist behind the wheel of an unusual vehicle: an electric toy truck.

Police officers in South Carolina pulled over the driver of the Power Wheels ride-on near the small town of Walhalla after being tipped off there was a “suspicious person on the street”.

Local media named the driver as Megan Holman, 25, who was about a mile away from home at the time of the arrest.

While Holman faced a charge of public intoxication, she managed to avoid a driving under the influence charge, as the ride-on toy technically wasn’t a road car.

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