A woman has been banned from the road after a late-night crash while almost three-times the legal alcohol limit.
Claire Wilkin lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a pedestrian crossing on Great Southern Road, Aberdeen, on April 29.
Passing ambulance crews stopped to help Wilkin, 37, but noted she smelled of alcohol and contacted police.
She pled guilty to driving with 60 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.
Fiscal depute Cheryl Clark said: “At 1am the accused was driving the vehicle on the east-bound carriageway and appears to have lost control and collided with a pedestrian crossing. An ambulance was travelling the opposite direction, noticed the collision and saw the accused come out of the driver’s side.
“She appeared to have no injuries but they contacted police and noted a smell of alcohol coming from the accused.”
Defence agent John McLeod said his client was “embarrassed”.
He added: “She hadn’t realised she’d taken as much alcohol as she had.”
Sheriff Richard McFarlane fined Wilkin, whose address was given as Sycamore Place, Aberdeen, £400 and disqualified her from driving for 14 months.