Motorist drives into path of Plymouth runners

A motorist has come in for heavy criticism after driving into the path of runners taking part in a half marathon in Plymouth.

The woman ignored road closure signs to turn into the route of the Ocean City Half this morning, despite efforts by onlookers to stop her. She was eventually ordered to halt by a council highways official. It's not yet known whether she will face prosecution.

The incident was captured on film by local man Rob Bricknell.

Police say they "have been made aware of the incident".

"We believe that no injuries were caused by this action.

"Officers from the roads policing unit are aware of this incident and enquiries are underway into this matter."