A man has been convicted of driving a vehicle while above the alcohol and drugs limit after he was involved in a crash that left a woman with 'life changing injuries'.

At around 12.20am on September 20 last year, a Fiat Punto, driven by 23-year-old Regan Purton, crashed into a Fiat 500 in Lower Road, Stoke Mandeville.

A woman in the Fiat 500, aged in her sixties, sustained life changing injuries as a result of the collision.

Purton and another man in his twenties, who was in the car with him, both also sustained serious injuries.

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All three people received hospital treatment but have since been discharged.

Purton, of Nene Close in Aylesbury, was convicted of a count each of driving a vehicle whilst over the alcohol limit, and driving a vehicle with a proportion of a specified drug above the specified limit at High Wycombe Magistrates’ Court on Friday (March 26).

He pleaded guilty to both counts.

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Purton’s next court appearance will be on 10 May at High Wycombe Magistrates’ Court.

Investigating officer, PC Sandra Terry, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “Regan Purton has now been convicted of these driving offences after pleading guilty in High Wycombe Magistrates' Court.

“He will now return to court on May 10 for a sentencing hearing.”