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Mother-of-one beautician, 38, told police 'I'm lost' after drinking three bottles of wine then driving nine miles the wrong way on dual carriageway Leanne Graham was found by police slumped in a layby in north Yorkshire  She had been driving the wrong way on the A19 and was forced to turn around  The 38-year-old said she turned to alcohol after he business went bust

By Terri-ann Williams For Mailonline

Published: 08:41 BST, 22 May 2019 | Updated: 09:21 BST, 22 May 2019

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Leanne Graham (pictured above) had admitted to probation officers that she was a 'functioning alcoholic'

Leanne Graham (pictured above) had admitted to probation officers that she was a 'functioning alcoholic'

A mother-of-one told police she was lost after drinking three bottles of wine, before driving nine miles down the A19, on the wrong side of the dual carriageway.

Leanne Graham was three times over the drink drive limit when she was found by police, slumped in a layby in north Yorkshire.

Motorists had desperately tried to alert police as the 38-year-old headed from Teesside Park to Crathorne, just before 9pm on April 25.

The beautician claimed she was 'lost and didn't know the area' when she was found by officers.

She had drunk three bottles of wine on the day she was caught, an amount she described as a 'normal intake'. 

Graham 'believed she was fit to

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