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Drink driver puts cabbie in hospital

6 Dec 2018

 

An accident involving a drink driver has hospitalised a cabbie in Derbyshire.

 

Police and Ambulance services were called to a three vehicle accident in Swarkestone Road, Derby, at around 12.30 am on Thursday.

 

The accident, which involved a taxi, an Audi and a Mini Cooper, left the taxi driver with a head injury.

 

24 year old,  William Downey, of Castleton Court, Derby, was subsequently charged with driving a motor vehicle whilst over the drink drive limit and driving without insurance.

 

He is set to appear at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates Court on December 20. 

 

The unnamed taxi drivers injury is not thought to be life threatening.

 

In a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of drink driving, Derbyshire Police have adopted a name and shame policy where an individual has been charged with a drink or drug driving offence. 

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