Search

Drink driver who got lost in King’s Lynn banned from driving

PUBLISHED: 17:24 28 December 2018 | UPDATED: 17:24 28 December 2018

Norwich Magistrates' Court. Picture: Denise Bradley.

Norwich Magistrates' Court. Picture: Denise Bradley.

Archant

A drink driver who was stopped by police for driving “erratically” after she got lost in King’s Lynn has been banned from the roads.

Kristen Ward, 22, appeared at Norwich Magistrates Court after being caught drink driving at King’s Lynn on December 23 this year.

The court heard police received information about a vehicle driving “erratically” in the Hardwick area of Lynn.

The vehicle was found on the A149 at Queen Elizabeth Way where it was stopped.

Ward, from Spalding, was found to have 56 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35.

She admitted drink driving after she said she had got lost.

Ward said: “I can’t really defend it because I did that. I’m really sorry and understand what could’ve happened.

Ward was banned from driving for 15 months. She was also fined £200, ordered to pay £85 prosecution costs and a £30 victim surcharge.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Eastern Daily Press. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Eastern Daily Press