A DRINK driver from Andover, who was nearly double the legal alcohol limit, has been disqualified from getting behind the wheel.

Selina Reyes, of Georgia Close, on Friday, January 12, drove a BMW, in Eastern Road, Andover, with 68 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath - the legal limit is 35.

The 24-year-old pleaded guilty to the offence on Thursday, February 1 at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court.

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Magistrates banned her from getting behind the wheel for 17 months and ordered a fine of £462 to be paid.

Court costs of £85 and a surcharge fee of £185 must also be paid.