Marlborough man jailed following crash near Westbury White Horse
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A Marlborough man has been jailed after he crashed his car near the Westbury White Horse and attempted to flee the scene.
Harry Biberger, 24, of St Martins, pleaded guilty to drug driving, driving whilst disqualified and driving with no insurance when he appeared at Salisbury Magistrates Court on October 14.
He was given a 12-week prison sentence and a 12-month driving disqualification. He must also pay a victim surcharge of £154.
On the evening of June 24, Biberger crashed his Mini into a BMW travelling towards him near the White Horse. Biberger got out of the vehicle and attempted to make off on foot but was pursued by the driver of the BMW who took his details and detained him until police arrived.
Biberger was arrested at the scene and later charged after further checks showed he was already disqualified from driving.
PC Jasmin Windsor-Hichens said: “Biberger is a prolific offender who shouldn’t have even been behind the wheel of a car when he crashed into a BMW and then made off from the scene.
“I’d like to thank the driver of the BMW whose actions enabled us to locate and arrest Biberger swiftly despite his attempt to evade police.
“I’m pleased that a further disqualification has been put in place as well as a prison sentence.”