Crowborough teenager banned from driving after smash in Rotherfield

Reece John Cooper, a 19 year-old student, from Church Road in Crowborough, has been banned for driving for 14 months after admitting drink-driving.

At about 1am on Sunday 5th February the red Citroen C2 car he was driving crashed into a parked silver car and the wall of the Catts Inn.

Mr Cooper had 51 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35 microgrammes.  At Hasting Magistrates Court yesterday (22nd February) Mr Cooper pleaded guity and was banned for 14-months.  He was fined £100 and ordered to pay £85 in costs and a victim surcharge of £30.

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