4 months suspended for having caused an accident while driving without a license or insurance

Friday in the Marne, a 34-year-old man was sentenced to 14 months in prison for having, the day before, caused a road accident while he was drunk and in default of a license and insurance.

The facts took place Thursday at the end of the afternoon in Reims (Marne). It was around 4:45 p.m. when the police station received a call informing them that an Audi A3 was engaged in a rodeo near the Châtillons district. The Union site reports that the individual in question was driving dangerously and at excessive speed. Mainly because this motorist was intoxicated.

Called for a rodeo, the police discover a drunk driver in Reims

The driver was checked with 1.26 grams of alcohol per liter of blood. Before that, he allegedly hit two parked cars. When the police arrived at his height, his vehicle was stopped, and the individual finally agreed to unlock his door to surrender to the authorities.

His license had been suspended for two years

The next day, this 34-year-old man from the town was tried in immediate appearance. On the day of the events, the defendant was driving not only under the influence of alcohol, but also without insurance or a licence, suspended for two years. The individual had already been convicted 26 times, including twice in 2022 alone, and in particular for traffic offences. This year, the 30-year-old had respectively been sentenced to four months firm and two months suspended.

A two-month reprieve revoked

The respondent admitted alcohol addiction, and regarding the facts of the day before, explained that he had tried to move his car that a relative had parked in a place reserved for disabled people. The 30-year-old says he has no memory of what happened next. He was sentenced to one year in prison, a sentence to which is added the revocation of a two-month reprieve. The four firm months pronounced in January should then be executed. The vehicle was confiscated.

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