Tory MP arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit after car hits lamppost

A TORY MP was arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit after a car hit a lamppost.

Jamie Wallis, 37, was quizzed after a Mercedes he is alleged to have been driving crashed in the early hours.

Mr Wallis was arrested following the incident in Llanblethian, Vale of Glamorgan, on November 28

Mr Wallis was arrested following the incident in Llanblethian, Vale of Glamorgan, on November 28Credit: Universal News & Sport

The impact broke the wooden post, causing a local internet failure for several days.

Mr Wallis was arrested following the incident in Llanblethian, Vale of Glamorgan, on November 28.

His office said he was involved in an accident and was “assisting police with their enquiries”.

No other vehicles were involved and nobody was injured in the collision less than two miles from the MP’s home.

South Wales Police said: “A 37-year-old man from Cowbridge was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst unfit.

“He has been released under investigation.”

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