Worksop: Woman over the limit crashed car with children inside

Mansfield Magistrates Court.
Mansfield Magistrates Court.

A woman who put her two children’s lives in jeopardy when she crashed her car into a ditch while over the limit has been disqualified from driving for 22 months.

Mansfield Magistrates’ Court heard how Charleen Betts, 27, of Hollywell Crescent, Braithwell, was also driving the car without a licence or insurance.

She was returning home from a BBQ in Worksop with her two small children, having consumed five glasses of wine, when she lost control of the car on Rotherham Baulk, Carlton-in-Lindrick.

After imposing the ban, magistrates ordered Betts pay a victim surcharge of £25, and a criminal courts charge of £150. She was also fined £110.