Isle of Wight man charged over crash outside Newport pub

Police were called to Downend Road at around 4.24pm yesterday (Saturday).

A Toyota MR2 hit a post outside the pub, before ending up on the grass embankment.

A man was arrested by police.

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It has now been confirmed he has been charged with drink driving and possession of Class B drugs (cannabis).

Trevor Pearce, 58, of no fixed abode, will appear at Isle of Wight Magistrates’ court on Tuesday, March 14.

He has been bailed until that date.

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