The Daily Telegraph

Drunk driver caught in queue at accident scene


A driver was caught drunk at the wheel of her car as she sat in a queue of traffic at the scene of a road accident.

Police were questionin­g Sophie Cupello, 35, and other motorists as possible witnesses to the incident when they smelt alcohol on her breath.

It emerged Cupello, a former restaurant manageress from Droylsden, drank wine and drove home after a row with her boyfriend. Her vehicle was not involved in the crash. Cupello admitted drink driving and was banned for 17 months, after the incident in Stockport on June 17.

Cupello was fined £120 and ordered to pay £133 in costs and a victim surcharge £133.

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