Barnes, from Baydon near Swindon, was also driving erratically when she hit and killed teacher Diane Wright in September 2010. Her car was crushed and she died at the scene.
Barnes is at Swindon Crown Court for her sentencing, having eventually pleaded guilty to dangerous driving after going on the run in Holland for 18 months.
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Skripal delivered a statement in Russian before providing further written comments in both Russian and English.