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MetiNews.Com - A police officer who investigated, said: “Having witnessed it first hand, Dunn’s driving was almost beyond belief"
Breaking News ! A hospital worker who was caught drink driving on the way to work has been disqualified from driving for 18 months. Joanna Dunn, of Breach Road, Grafham, Huntingdon, was spotted driving erratically on the A14 by a member of the public on April 24, 2020. Police were called by the member of the public who said that Dunn, 47, was all over the road and swerving between lanes. A nearby officer from the Beds, Cambs and Herts Road Policing Unit saw Dunn, now on the M11, swerve her Peugeot 307 towards the central reservation before careering into the other lane, narrowly missing another car. Click below to sign up for our newsletter CambridgeshireLive email updates: We bring the stories to you Signing up to the CambridgeshireLive newsletter means you'll receive our daily news email. It couldn't be simpler and it takes seconds - simply click here, enter your email address and follow the instructions. You can also enter your address at the top of this page in the box below the picture on most desktop and mobile platforms. Changed your mind? There's an 'unsubscribe' button at the bottom of every newsletter we send out. The officer followed Dunn and watched her swerve between the first lane and the hard shoulder of the motorway. He stopped Dunn’s car as it approached junction 12 of the M11 at Barton. Dunn got out of the car and the officer noticed her eyes were glazed and her speech slurred. A roadside breath test was carried out and Dunn provided a reading of 112 microgrammes of alcohol in 100ml of breath.
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Dunn was charged with drink driving and pleaded guilty at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court today (February 23), as her trial was due to begin. Magistrates fined her £750 and disqualified her from driving for 18 months. PC Mark Lappin, who investigated, said: “Having witnessed it first hand, Dunn’s driving was almost beyond belief. What makes matters worse is that Dunn was working at a hospital and was on her way there when she was stopped.
“I’d like to thank the member of the public who witnessed her driving and called us. "Others can do the same and help us make the roads safer for everyone by reporting anyone they think may be drink or drug driving via our dedicated, confidential hotline.” The hotline: 0800 032 0845 is available 24/7.