Man arrested after Bonnybridge canal incident
Written by centralfmnews on October 7, 2021
A 27-year-old man has been arrested after a car plunged into a Forth Valley canal yesterday.
Emergency services were called to the Forth and Clyde Canal in Bonnybridge at around 9:40pm last night.
A Mercedes A-class car left the road and went into the canal.
Nobody was in the car, but the driver was traced by police and arrested.
In a statement, a Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 9.40pm on Wednesday, 6 October, officers were called to a report of a road crash at Seabegs Road, near to its junction with Greenhill Road, where a Mercedes A-class car had come off the road and entered the canal.
“Emergency services attended and there was no one in the car. A search was carried out and the 27-year-old male driver was traced. He was taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital to be checked over.
“A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with road traffic offences.”