Man ‘drank half a bottle of vodka’ before hitting parked car, court hears

Worthing County Court
Worthing County Court

An Emsworth man pleaded guilty to drink driving after hitting a parked car.

John Rissen, 46, of Victoria Road, Emsworth, was sentenced to a four-month curfew and a two-year driving ban at Worthing Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.

The incident happened in Fishbourne Road East in Chichester on February 21.

The court heard he told police officers he had drunk half a bottle of vodka 15 minutes before the collision.

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