Woman collided with a static caravan in Mablethorpe

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A Lincoln woman who fell out with her holiday companion, drove her car away and collided with a static caravan on the site where she was staying.

Amanda Overton, 31, of Mulberry Close, admitted driving with excess alcohol on March 25 at the Golden Sands caravan site, Mablethorpe.

Skegness Magistrates heard that she decided to get away from her friend and took her children into her Subaru car, two of them returned to the caravan leaving just a four-year-old in the car.

She collided with a static caravan. Prosecutor Nick Todd told the court, she was stopped by the site’s security and her keys taken.

Police found her alcohol level was 74 microgrammes in 100 millilitres of breath, legal limit is 35. In defence, Dave Clapham said she was a single parent and went away with a friend and fell out.

She has no previous convictions and made a ‘silly decision’. Overton was fined £110, £20 surcharge and £85 in court costs. She was disqualified from driving for 20 months, but offered the drink drivers’ rehabilitation course, reducing her disqualification period by five months.