Driver who left mum and baby inside car after crashing admits to dangerous driving
A driver who crashed during a police chase and then left his girlfriend and their baby in the wreckage has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving.
25-year-old Liam Swinfield was involved in the collision which happened on Tamworth Road, Long Eaton, on January 12 2019.
Swinfield made his way to a canal in a bid to escape but was chased down and arrested.
The mother and 18-month-old child were taken to hospital but sustained no injuries.
Swinfield appeared at Derby Crown Court via video link and pleaded guilty to dangerous driving, failing to stop following an accident and to driving without insurance or a valid licence.
Defence Barrister Dan Church told a judge:
Liam Swinfield is due to be sentenced on February 25.