A DRINK-DRIVER was caught after he crashed into a police car.

Adam Chapman was more than four times the legal limit when he hit the car in Brighton Road, Worthing.

The 49-year-old chef was driving a Volkswagen Polo which pulled away from the kerb and hit the police vehicle and another vehicle which were both parked.

He was forced to complete a roadside breath test and gave a reading for 147 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath. The limit is 35mcg per 100ml.

Chapman, of Rectory Road, Worthing, was given a 16-week suspended prison sentence and 200 hours of unpaid work. He must also pay a £122 surcharge and £85 costs.

Magistrates banned him from driving for three years.

Police said it was lucky that no one was hurt by Chapman’s drink-driving.