Drink-driver crashed car at Snake Pass

A man who crashed on the Snake Pass was given a ten-week curfew after he was found to have been driving while more than three and a half times the drink-drive limit.

The Citroen Berlingo driven by Roderick James Wilson Price, 43, crashed at 4am on November 5.

He later provided a reading of 117 in breath. The legal limit is 35.

In addition to the community order, Price, of Main Road, Bamford, was banned from driving for 28 months and ordered to pay £85 costs.

He can reduce his ban by completing a drink driver rehabilitation course.

Rachel Baldwin, defending, had earlier told the court that Price did not consider he was an alcoholic but admitted he used alcohol to manage his emotions. She said he had contacted his local alcohol advisory service for help.

As a condition of the community order Price must comply with a curfew to remain indoors between 7pm and 7am.