Drink Drive woman with children in car claimed she was fleeing violent ex

A woman was almost twice over the limit with children in her car.

By Simon Drury
Tuesday, 24th May 2022, 12:26 pm
Updated Tuesday, 24th May 2022, 12:27 pm

Police pulled Rebecca Jenkins' car over near Squires Gate Lane, South Shore, a court heard.

Jenkins pleaded guilty guilty to drink driving at Blackpool Magistrates Court where her lawyer said she had only driven because she as living in fear of a violent ex partner.

She had been told the man had just been released from prison and she thought he had been trying to contact her.

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Blackpool Magistrates Church

She had driven from her home on St Annes Road and intended to sleep in her car on a car park.

Jenkins was banned from the road for 17 months.