first_imgA young man struck a parked motorbike and only missed striking a number of people after going on a drinking spree.Michael Bonner was arrested after the incident at Glenree, Carrigart in August 2012.Letterkenny District Court was told that a number of men had ben hating at the side of a road in Carrigart when the incident happened. One of the men had to pull two other men off the road to prevent them being struck.However a motorbike belonging to one of the men was struck by Bonner, of Lagg Road, Milford.Bonner, 29, was later arrested and showed a reading of 203 micrograms of blood per 100 millilitres of blood.The court was told that Bonner wa sin the company of an elderly man while driving the car.Solicitor Cormac Hartnett said his client had a completely clean record but this was a major blemish on that record.He added that Bonner had planned to get a taxi but had decided against that and was now paying the price for that decision.The cost of the damage to the motorbike was €200.Bonner is employed with the Arranmore Ferry in Burtonport and drives form his home in Milford each day to his place of employment.Mr Hartnett said this employment was now in jeopardy and asked for a postponement of the driving disqualification to allow Bonner time to get his affairs in order.Judge Paul Kelly fined Bonner €300 for dangerous driving and also disqualified him from driving for there years from November next.MEN HAD TO JUMP OFF ROAD TO AVOID DRUNK DRIVER was last modified: June 16th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:courtdonegaldrunk drivingMichael BonnerMilfordlast_img