The woman drove the wrong way through a width restriction zone before colliding into the bollards on Upminster Road North, the Met said.
According to the Metropolitan Special Constabulary, the woman proceeded to leave the scene before being apprehended.
A statement from the police read: “Police were called at approximately 21:40hrs on Friday, 2 September to reports of a road traffic collision in Upminster Road North, Rainham.
Aftermath of a drink driver going the wrong way through a width restriction in @MPSHavering, they then left the scene and tried to get away, but were not quick enough! Caught and arrested by #EAtaskforce after providing a positive sample at the roadside pic.twitter.com/4pifXKH6E5
— MPSSpecials (@MPSSpecials) September 2, 2022
“A woman was arrested on suspicion of drink drive and taken into police custody.
“No reports of any injuries.”
Enquiries into the incident are underway.