Billington drink-drive mum put her child at risk

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A BILLINGTON woman who drove while unfit through drink had her three-year-old daughter in the car with her.

Blackburn magistrates heard the child was not even properly restrained in a child safety seat when 31-year-old Jennifer Palmer crashed into two parked cars.

The presiding magistrate told Palmer she could have killed herself or her daughter as a result of her actions.

Palmer, of Weavers Court, admitted driving while unfit through drink, driving without due care and attention and not conforming with seat belt regulations. She was made subject to community supervision for 18 months, banned from driving for 18 months and ordered to pay £85 costs.