“Tipsy” Bassetlaw man ploughed into parked car after seven pint binge
A Bassetlaw gas fitter who downed seven pints before driving into the back of a parked car told police he was “tipsy”, a court heard.
Brendan Carney’s VW Fox ploughed into the car on Retford Road, in Woodbeck, then richocheted into a telegraph pole, at 4.45am, on November 28.
A woman, who was sitting in the car when it was “violently shunted forward”, had been due to set off on holiday with her partner, the court heard.
“Mr Carney got out and staggered towards their open front door,” said prosecutor Robert Carr.
“The woman and her partner caught up with him and had to restrain him until... read more
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