A DRIVER has been fined after being caught driving through a red traffic light.

Keith Bernard, of North Hinksey Lane, Oxford, was caught on December 4 last year running through a traffic light at a busy London junction.

The 58-year-old was caught by police ignoring the traffic signal at the junctions between Upper Thames Street and Queen Street Place.

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He was charged under the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 and appeared at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on May 4 where he pleaded guilty.

Bernard was fined £247 for the offence and had three penalty points added to his driving record.

There were also court costs of £98 and a victim surcharge.

The total amount he will need to pay is £455 by the start of June.