Drink-drive student is jailed for five years after killing husband and wife

Drink-drive student, 20, is jailed for five years after killing husband and wife, 55 and 48, when he smashed into them while speeding Benjamin Bosden, 20, caused deaths of David Evans, 55, and his wife Linda, 48 Speedo on his Mini was found stuck at 112mph immediately after the collision   Bosden registered 146mg alcohol/100ml blood, almost twice legal limit His 18-year-old girlfriend passenger also suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash at A267 at Cross-In-Hand, East Sussex

By Milly Vincent For Mailonline

Published: 15:46 BST, 4 June 2019 | Updated: 12:14 BST, 5 June 2019

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A drink-driver has been jailed after killing a couple in a horror crash - driving at a speed noted by the judge as `frankly ludicrous'.

Benjamin Bosden, 20, caused the deaths of David Evans, 55, and his wife Linda, 48, after Bosden's car crossed into the southbound carriageway and smashed into their Ford Ranger. 

His 18-year-old girlfriend passenger also suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash at A267 at Cross-In-Hand, East Sussex.

The local couple died instantly when his high-powered car smashed into them at about 11.30pm on  9 September 2017.

David Evans, 55, and his wife Linda, 48, were killed instantly when the drink-driver's car smashed into theirs

David Evans, 55, and his wife Linda, 48, were killed instantly when the drink-driver's car smashed into theirs

Bosden was driving a Mini Countryman, John Cooper Works model, northbound when he crossed into the southbound carriageway and smashed into the Ford.

The speedometer on the Mini was found stuck at 112mph and the scene was described by those who came across it as 'something out of a war zone or off of the TV.'

The Ford was stopped in its tracks and pushed backwards off the road killing the couple, who

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