Drunken mum crashed car near police station while FOUR times over limit

A woman crashed her son’s car outside a police complex after a whisky drinking binge.

The driver was close to being four times above the limit when she ran into the back of a parked car at 11am.

Five hours earlier she had sneaked into her son’s bedroom while he was sleeping and took his keys, a judge was told at Manchester magistrates’ court.

District Judge Mark Hadfield spared sending Murphy, of Gorton Street, Peel Green, Eccles to prison because of her family commitments.

This was her second conviction in ten years for drink driving, as well as aggravated vehicle taking and driving with no insurance.

The judge sentenced her to 12 weeks imprisonment suspended for a year, 150 hours of unpaid work and a three-year ban.

Claims if you have been struck by a drink-driver

Drink-driving is one of the most dangerous and irresponsible acts that a motorist could do, not to mention highly illegal, as the implications can cause widespread damage. When driving a car, an individual needs to be alert at all times and free of any external influences, including alcohol, so if you believe that you have been a victim of someone else’s negligence then you could be entitled to make a claim. There are a number of people who could responsible in this situation, with a claim most likely being taken out against the negligent road user who put your health at risk.

Can Manners Pimblett help with my claim?

If you have been left in need of medical attention as a result of a drink-driver, then you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation. Drink-driving is no laughing matter and as such you could be entitled to a large settlement, but in order to achieve this it helps to seek out the help of legal professionals. Here at Manners Pimblett we have over 20 years’ experience in dealing with claims such as this, while our team of expert advisors will be with you every step of the way to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve.

Making a successful claim can be quite a difficult prospect, so if you are unsure of what to steps to take then let us help you – simply contact us today on 0845 072 0772. 

 

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