Drink driver in 100mph crash spared jail because he was 'sleep driving'

Leon Poultney
Drink driver in 100mph crash spared jail because he was 'sleep driving'
Drink driver in 100mph crash spared jail because he was 'sleep driving'

Marine engineer David Hamnett was twice over the drink-drive limit when his car rear-ended another vehicle at 100mph on the M5 in the early hours of July 9, 2011.

Despite this, he has been spared jail time due to the fact he claims he was 'sleep driving' when the accident occurred.