A LORRY driver is due to appear in court after being charged with drink or drug driving while boarding a ferry.

Michael Finch, 62, of The Woodlands, Upton-upon-Severn, Worcester, has been charged with driving while being unfit through drink or drugs.

He was arrested on Wednesday, August 16, at Harwich port having come in on the ferry about to complete his journey driving an HGV for a transport company.

He has been released on bail and due to appear at Colchester Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, September 19.