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Accrington motobility crash drugs man jailed
A 31-year-old man who had twice crashed his Motobility vehicle while unfit through drugs has been jailed.
Blackburn magistrates heard the second incident involved Mark Anthony Parry pulling out in front of a bus which was carrying passengers.
And one witness said he seemed not to even see the red-coloured vehicle.
Parry, of Belfield Road, Accrington, pleaded guilty to two charges of driving whilst unfit through drugs, driving without insurance and failing to stop after an accident.
He was jailed for 23 weeks and banned from driving for four years.
Imposing a custodial sentence the chairman of the magistrates said on both occassions there was evidence of a high level of impairment and Parry had never held a licence or passed a test.
Scott Ainge, prosecuting, said on both occassions urine tests had revealed the presence of cocaine and heroin.
After pulling out of the Old Mother Redcap car park in front of the bus Parry had driven off after speaking to the driver and being told the police had been called.
He was stopped later in the afternoon still driving the same vehicle.