HERE are the pictures of the trail of destruction left by a van driver who crashed into houses and cars while high on cocaine and alcohol.

Adam Causton was nearly three-and-a-half times the drug-driving limit when he lost control of his Vauxhall Vivaro and caused tens of thousands of pounds worth of damage.

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This Suzuki Jimny was destroyed (Picture: Ruth Saunders)

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An Audi A6 was a write-off (Picture: Ruth Saunders)

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Adam Causton was jailed for 18 months (Picture: Gwent Police)

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Damage caused to a house on Castle Street (Picture: Ruth Saunders)

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The defendant’s Vauxhall Vivaro van (Picture: Ruth Saunders) 

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Damage to the £22,000 Audi A6 which was a write-off (Picture: Ruth Saunders)

Causton, 29, of Oakdale Terrace, Penmaen, near Blackwood, pleaded guilty to causing serious injury by dangerous driving.


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He also admitted drink-driving, drug-driving and failing to stop.

The offences were committed along Abertillery’s Castle Street on November 16, 2019.

Judge Tracey Lloyd-Clarke jailed the defendant for 18 months and banned him from driving for four years and nine months.