Ban for drink driver who crashed into Cambs Police forensics van

A DRUNK driver who crashed into a police forensics van has been banned from driving.

Sam Tebbit, 21, was more than twice the legal drink-drive limit when he reversed into a crime scene investigation vehicle in Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge, on the evening of December 17.

He initially drove off in the Vauxhall Astra following the collision but was spotted returning to his home address a few moments later.

Tebbit, of Cherry Hinton Road, was arrested and found to have 88 micrograms of alcohol in 100ml of breath. The legal limit is 35.

He pleaded guilty to driving with excess alcohol at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court on Thursday and banned from driving for 22 months.

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He was also fined �200 and ordered to pay a �15 victim surcharge and �85 costs.

A police spokesman said: “We will not tolerate drink driving and will prosecute anyone who gets behind the wheel while under the influence of alcohol.

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“This should serve as a warning that anyone who drives while drunk faces losing their licence.”

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