DRINK DRIVER FROM ST HELENS BANNED AFTER CARPENTERS ROAD CRASH


34-year-old William Thomas Bushnell has been banned from driving after crashing his car whilst almost 2-and-a-half times the drink drive limit.

As previously reported by Island Echo, Police were called to the junction of Carpenters Road and Beaper Shute on 12th January when a Vauxhall Astra left the road and crashed into a fence.

Bushnell, previously of Preston Close in Ryde and now of Downsview Road in St Helens, was arrested at the scene and taken into custody.

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He has now been disqualified from driving for 22 months after pleading guilty to drink driving. He blew 84 – the legal limit being 35.

Magistrates fined him £120 and ordered him to pay costs of £85 with a £34 surcharge.

Island Echo