Man jailed after ploughing tractor into house


The 30-year-old herdsman will be placed behind bars for ten months.

Man jailed after ploughing tractor into house

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The 30-year-old herdsman will be placed behind bars for ten months.

A man has been jailed after crashing his tractor into a house based in Bishampton near Worcester, Worcester News reported.

It was revealed during a hearing at Worcester Crown Court on Friday that Morris fled the scene of the incident and was just moments away from potentially killing or injuring a woman inside the house.

Offences

30-year-old herdsman Piers Morris, a suspected drink-driver will be placed behind bars for a period of ten months, following the offence.

Mr. Morris drove off after immediately after the incident occurred during the afternoon of Monday 18th September last.

A woman, Julie Palmer was in the house at the time that the incident occurred.

The court gathering heard that Ms. Palmer was in the targeted area of the house just minutes before hand, unpacking shopping.

Her husband Mr. Martin Palmer was downstairs in his office at the time.

The tractor, which was later found in a field with the defendant, is believed to have cost in the region of £47,500 worth of damage.

Morris admitted to dangerous driving, failing to stop at the scene of the incident and failure to provide a specimen of breath for analysis.

Previous Convictions

Morris has been a number of previous convictions for seven offences, including two drink driving offences, when he received a 16-month driving ban and five years later when he was given a 44-month ban.

It is believed it will take up to 3 months to make the necessary repairs to the house and garden in question.

Mr. Morris has been banned from driving for seven years and five months.

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