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Police follow prints to arrest car crash drunk

A drunk driver was arrested when he abandoned his car after a crash when police simply following his footprints through fresh snow all the way to his front door in Braunau, Austria.

The man not named for legal reasons, 28, has been charged with failing to report an accident and drink driving in the Austrian town, say prosecutors.

His driving licence was confiscated on the spot.

Police who prepared the report for prosecutors said that the man had destroyed several trees and a fence as well as his car.

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