Drink-driver disqualified after crashing into Billingshurst nursery

A drink-driver who crashed into a children's nursery in Billingshurst has been disqualified.

Thursday, 6th July 2017, 4:05 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:46 am
The car driver was disqualified for drink-driving. Image supplied by Sussex Police

A police spokesman said on Sunday June 18 officers were called to the incident which took place at the junctions of Lower Station Road and Natts Lane where the driver was identified at the scene as Craig Grantham, 29, of Longhurst Avenue, Horsham.

Grantham was charged with driving while over the limit, police said.

At Worthing Magistrates’ Court on July 4, he was disqualified from driving for 24 months. He was also ordered to pay a £585 fine.

The car driver was disqualified for drink-driving. Image supplied by Sussex Police

The Nursery was significantly damaged as the BMW had demolished a fingerpost and gone through metal railings before coming to rest against the building.

Grantham is among the first 39 motorists to be convicted as part of Surrey and Sussex Police’s summer crackdown on drink and drug-drivers.

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The car driver was disqualified for drink-driving. Image supplied by Sussex Police

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