Terrifying footage captures the moment a mother flipped her car 14 feet into the air after swigging vodka while driving with her baby son.
Tania Chikwature, 32, was three times the drink drive limit when she crashed her Nissan Qashqai while hurtling towards a roundabout on the A605 in Peterborough.
Her toddler, aged 20 months, was sat in the back of the car but fortunately, escaped without any serious injuries.
Chikwature, from Coventry, was jailed for 26 weeks for driving with excess alcohol and dangerous driving, at Peterborough magistrates’ court.
Footage of the horrific collision was captured by the dashcam of a lorry driver, who said it was one of the ‘most dangerous pieces of driving’ he had witnessed in over 30 years on the road.
Corinne Soanders-Silk, prosecuting, told the court the footage had showed Chikwature overtaking at speed.
She crossed double white lines in the road, which indicated there should be no overtaking.
Miss Soanders-Silk said Chikwature had been driving from her home in Coventry to Peterborough for a wake when the incident happened.
Her car hit the central reservation in the road, before hitting the roundabout.
The lorry driver who Chikwature had overtaken said he was stunned by the reckless driving.
The driver said: ‘I thought ”they are not going to make it.”
‘The car flew 12-14 feet in the air, cleared the roundabout and hit a tree, landing on the roof on the other side of the roundabout. I could see utter devastation.
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