A DRUNK driver who reversed into a police van in Cambridge has been banned from driving for 22 months.

Sam Tebbit, 21, crashed into a crime scene investigation van in Cherry Hinton Road on the evening of December 17 whilst ore than twice the legal limit.

Tebbit, of Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge, drove off in his Vauxhall Astra after the incident but was spotted returning to his home a few moments later.

He was found to have 88 micrograms of alcohol in 100ml of breath, the legal limit of 35. He pleaded guilty to driving with excess alcohol at Cambridge Magistrates' Court on Thursday (January 5) and is banned from the roads for 22 months.

He was fined £200 and ordered to pay £85 court costs and £15 victim surcharge.

A police spokesman said: "We will not tolerate drink driving and will prosecute anyone who gets behind the wheel while under the influence of alcohol.

"This should serve as a warning that anyone who drives while drunk faces losing their licence."