Drink drive girl downed seven bot­tles of wine

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A DRUNK fe­male driver told po­lice she had downed SEVEN bot­tles of wine af­ter she crashed her Mercedes into a parked car.

Joanne Crosby, 36, was stopped af­ter she was seen “stum­bling over the road” af­ter the col­li­sion on Fe­bru­ary 6.

When cops asked how drunk she was, on a scale of “one to 10,” Crosby told them, “50.”

The mother-of-three ad­mit­ted driv­ing while un­fit through drink, fail­ing to pro­vide a spec­i­men for anal­y­sis, two counts of as­sault­ing of­fi­cers in the ex­e­cu­tion of their duty and driv­ing with­out in­sur­ance.

She was sen­tenced to 21 days in prison, sus­pended for six months, when she ap­peared at Not­ting­ham Mag­is­trates’ Court on Mon­day.

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