A motorcyclist crashed his machine into the again of a Volkswagen Golf after ingesting an excessive amount of alcohol.

Clifford Reynolds, 60, of Haven Shut, Stratton St Margaret, was driving his Harley Davidson when he hit the automobile on Dorcan Method on July 14.

When police have been known as to the scene simply after 5:30pm, they found that Reynolds was over the drink-drive restrict and he was arrested.

He was charged with driving whereas over the alcohol restrict and appeared within the dock at Swindon Magistrates Court docket, the place he pleaded responsible and was disqualified from driving for 20 months with a tremendous of £200.

He was additionally ordered to pay £85 prosecution prices and an £80 contribution in direction of sufferer providers.

PC Luke Hobbs, of the roads policing unit, mentioned: “Consuming alcohol earlier than driving or driving a bike will significantly impression in your means to remain protected on the roads.

“You might be placing your self and different highway customers in danger – this can be very lucky that no person was injured throughout this collision.”

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