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Drunk driver claims group sex made her flee

The Local · 10 Sep 2010, 09:28

Published: 10 Sep 2010 09:28 GMT+02:00

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The woman who is in her fifties is now facing prison after her flight was abruptly cut short when she crashed her car and sustained injuries, exposing her inebriation to ambulance staff called to the scene, reported the Aftonbladet daily.

The woman told police that she was invited to the Midsummer party in Kronoberg county in southern Sweden by some mutual friends of the hosts. When the party was in full swing the woman claims that it was proposed that all of the guests strip off and engage in group sex.

The proposal came as something of a shock to the woman and despite the fact that she had been enjoying alcoholic drinks during the evening, she felt compelled to flee the scene in her car.

But the hapless woman made it little further than the road out of the small rural community, as her car hit a badger and was rendered incapacitated in a roadside ditch.

She sustained injuries in the crash and the emergency services were called to the scene. Ambulance staff noted the scent of alcohol about the woman and elected to called the police.

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While the woman maintains that she only had a beer or two during the evening, police tests showed that she had a blood alcohol content of 1.56 permillage - far in excess of the 1.0 permillage limit for aggravated drink driving which carries a maximum penalty of two years imprisonment.

The Local (news@thelocal.se)

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Your comments about this article

10:50 September 10, 2010 by planethero
LOL, great story, does make you think about that banned ikea advert. Stakkars the brock.
11:32 September 10, 2010 by flintis
What about the poor Badger she hit, is it sue'ing?
12:36 September 10, 2010 by Marley420
At least her beaver was not badgered from the party...
12:47 September 10, 2010 by StockholmSam
Ah, the classic Swedish fika! Just like at my workplace.
14:04 September 10, 2010 by Mikethewino
Great line Marley,it gave me a good laugh.
15:10 September 10, 2010 by bbryan29
As an American why didnt she simply leave? leave the party , drive to the end of the road and call someone to pick her up since she was drinking.


15:16 September 10, 2010 by iddqd
hahaha that's why i'm reading the local - stupid "news" following awesome comments;-)

thanks mr. 4:20 ;-)

i didn't know you could go to jail for drunk driving though...
16:23 September 10, 2010 by darthur954
This is why I read The Local - can it get funnier than this?
16:40 September 10, 2010 by RobinHood
Exactly the same thing happened to my grandmother last week.
16:55 September 10, 2010 by Swedesmith
That was your grandmother???
19:23 September 10, 2010 by Celc
Honestly, even if they were going to have group sex it's not the same thing as saying "Let's have a group rape session". She could've just excuse herself.
21:20 September 10, 2010 by Storröd
we only get mints after coffee
22:46 September 10, 2010 by eltechno
As a big fan of Strindberg's "Miss Julie" (Fröken Julie) I was often curious as to what exactly happens at midsommer. A few years ago, I got to see an example and it wasn't a whole lot different than this story. After a long evening of drinking, this crowd who had been friends since their university days suddenly turned sullen for reasons I never understood. The men started to wander off with sex on their minds while the women more or less decided that this would be a good time to object to all the male Nordic drunkenness and go float nakedly in the lake by themselves.

I decided Fröken Julie was pretty representative of midsommer crazy. One example was enough for me.
05:32 September 11, 2010 by MarkinBoston
They should tack on another year for killing an innocent badger. Isn't there a badger's rights commission?
11:50 September 11, 2010 by Jafo
Must have big badgers in Sweden?
20:53 September 17, 2010 by wxman
A good excuse, but not a good reason.
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