Drunk driver recieves seven years after causing fatal crash

A drunk driver who is believed to have been over twice the legal limit has been jailed for seven years after falling asleep at the wheel after causing a fatal crash.

The man was reportedly driving a hire car when he fell asleep at the wheel before hitting another vehicle.

After causing the collision, the drunken man hid in the overgrowth on the other side of the motorway.

He was found some two hours later when police dogs and infa red cameras arrived at the scene.

The accident claimed the life of a 55 year old man, however, the drunken man was left uninjured, despite his car coming off the carriage way and down an embankment.

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Posted: December 16, 2013 at 6:31 pm