Drink driver had baby in car at time of smash
0 Have your say A drink-driver more than three times the limit wrote off his car with his two-year-old son in the back in a late-night high speed impact smash, a court was told.
Robert Lee Sykes (32) crashed into a Honda on a Padiham roundabout where both he and the child had a miraculous escape from the “mangled” wreckage of his Nissan Micra.
Sykes, who claimed to police he had had two cans of Special Brew at a friend’s house in Oswaldtwistle, blew 110 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath at the police station. The legal limit is 35, Burnley Magistrates’ Court was told.
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