Jumping in the car he sped off.
Time was of the essence, Helen needed him.
He'd always been a careful driver but urgency made him reckless.
Oblivious of the red light, he heard the siren.
"Have you been drinking Sir? Breathe into the machine please".
He'd forgotten about his liquid lunch, until the policeman spoke.
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