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A Belfast property millionaire has been banned from driving for 5 years and fined £250, after crashing his Ferrari.

The millionaire, Christopher Walsh, ran a trial on the “hip flask” defence after he as charged with drink driving, careless driving and failing to stop at the scene of an accident.

The court heard how Walsh had crashed his £150,000 ferry California T into 2 cars before leaving the scene. He has found a few moments later by an off-duty police officer, hiding in bushes. When breathalysed, Walsh was found to be twice over the legal drink driving limit.

Following his conviction, the presiding Judge stated that Walsh’s defence had “failed spectacularly”.

The court also heard that Walsh had a previous drink-driving conviction from 9 and a half years ago.

Walsh was banned from driving for 5 years, fined £250 and ordered to complete 75 hours of community service.

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