A DRINK driver has admitted “having a beer whilst driving home” before crashing into a parked car in Southend.

Essex Police say the drink driver, who has not been named, has been sentenced after admitting the offence.

The driver had a beer whilst driving home and was involved in a crash with a parked car.

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Essex Police say they the driver has received a 12-month driving ban, a £400 fine, £200 court costs, and £160 victim surcharge.