POLICE found a drunk man lying in a Swanage road on Friday night.

CCTV footage shows the man fell over and lay in the carriageway for some three minutes before members of the public stopped to help. Motorists were forced to swerve around his prone body.

PC Roan Doyle said: "In Swanage and found a man lying in the road next to a bike.

"No apparent injuries but intoxicated.

"CCTV shows he fell over and lay in the road for three minutes while cars swerved around him and carried out.

"Eventually, good Samaritans stopped.