Hastings drink driver failed to stop after accident with Tesco delivery van
A drink driver failed to stop after an accident and assaulted police officers according to a court document.
Luke Ellis, 30, of Beaconsfield Road, Hastings, pleaded guilty to driving a Ford Ka on Mount Pleasant Road, Hastings, on November 2, while over the drink drive limit.
He gave a blood alcohol reading of 124 milligrammes. The legal limit is 80 milligrammes.
He also pleaded guilty to failing to stop following an accident in which damage was caused to a Tesco delivery van on the same date. He pleaded guilty to two charges of assaulting a police officer on November 2.
He was sentence to 18 weeks in prison, suspended for 18 months and banned from driving for one year.
The court made a community order with a requirement of 100 hours of unpaid work. He was ordered to pay £150 in compensation and £200 in prosecution costs.
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