Drink driver who crashed told police he didn't think he would be over the limit

A MAN who crashed into a lamppost on the way to pick up his girlfriend had been drinking alcohol but thought he wouldn’t be over the limit, a court heard.

Police were called to a crash on Sunday, April 21, at around 9pm in Wingate, near Peterlee where they found an Audi A4 had collided with a lamppost.

Rehana Haque, prosecuting, said Anthony Dalton told police he had “misjudged the junction”.

She added: “Officers realised that the...
source: The Northern Echo

2019-10-23 07:02
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