A police inspector was arrested for drunk driving after he lost control of his vehicle and rode over a footpath.

He was later released on bail. Nobody was injured in the accident.

On Saturday night, Sivalingam, an inspector attached to the Mylapore station, was returning home from a college reunion. “He had consumed alcohol at the reunion party and was driving back late,” said a traffic police officer.

When he reached Greenways Road in Raja Annamalaipuram, he lost control and rode over the footpath– Staff Reporter