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CCTV Captures Woman Who Crashed Car While Twice Over Legal Limit

Published on: 24 Dec, 2015
Updated on: 24 Dec, 2015

A woman who crashed her car into a pedestrian island in North Street,  Guildford while twice the drink drive limit has been disqualified.

CCTV footage shows that on December 6 at 2.22am, Holly Brown, 21, of  Aspen Grove, Aldershot, crashed into a traffic island in North Street at the junction with Chertsey Street.

You can watch the crash on You Tube that has been posted by Surrey Police.

You can watch the crash on You Tube that has been posted by Surrey Police.

The video shows how members of the public came to her aid while passengers get out of the car and leave the scene.

After getting out herself she gets back in and reverses away from the damaged railings and traffic light. She then drives into Chertsey Street, narrowly avoiding pedestrians in the road.

Officers then found the vehicle in a car park near to Woodbridge Road with Brown still in the driver’s seat with the keys in her hand.

She was arrested and later provided a positive breath reading of 72 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit being 35mg.

Brown appeared at Guildford Magistrates Court on Tuesday (December 22) and pleaded guilty to the charge of drink driving.

She was proactively named as part of Op Dragonfly – Surrey Police’s crackdown on drink and drug driving offences in December.

Brown was disqualified from driving for 20 months and fined £200. She was also ordered to pay a criminal courts charge of £150, victim surcharge of £20, and court costs of £87.

Surrey Police say: “To keep up to date with our officers looking for drink drivers, follow @SurreyRoadCops on Twitter. People in Sussex and Surrey can text 65999 to provide details of suspected drink or drug drivers.

“You can also contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111. If you know someone is driving while over the prescribed limit or after taking drugs call 999.”

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