Brayden Winson told police he probably shouldn’t have smoked cannabis before driving.
Young motorist Brayden Winson felt unwell after smoking cannabis, but decided to drive on.
It wasn’t a good idea.
Good fortune shone on the 20-year-old man on the fine Sunday afternoon of February 16, and the only lasting impacts were suffered by a long row of fences and the truck he slammed into.
Winson and two mates had been smoking cannabis at a Napier address when it was decided he should take them for a drive.
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Winson was on a restricted licence and was not supposed to have passengers.
As he drove along Kennedy Road, a 50kmh area, he began feeling unwell. Rather than pull over, he carried on driving.
He tensed up and slammed his foot down on the accelerator. The car accelerated…