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Speeding for alcohol

By Iceland Review

Police in Reykjavík chased a car on Wednesday that was speeding and kept going despite being signalled to stop. The driver said he was hurrying to the wine store.

According to Fréttabladid, police finally caught up with the car outside one of the wine stores in the city. The driver explained to police that he could not have stopped earlier, otherwise he would not have made it to the store before closing.

When searching the car, police found drugs, and later it turned out that the man did not have a driving license. His license had recently been confiscated.

Alcohol is not sold in supermarkets in Iceland, only in special government-run wine stores.

Several other motorists were caught speeding on Wednesday.

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