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Lisa Webber, 36, hit pedestrians with her car at South Bank in Brisbane after drinking at the pub

A mother who mowed down a crowd of pedestrians before speeding off after a heavy afternoon of drinking has escaped a jail sentence.

Lisa Webber, 36, had been drinking at the Plough Inn, at South Bank, for several hours before she got kicked out and decided to drive home.

CCTV footage shows Webber’s black car driving onto the footpath and straight into pedestrians shortly after 6pm on December 10 last year.  

Lisa Webber, 36, (pictured) had been drinking heavily before she mowed a crowed down

One man was hit while three others managed to jump out of the way.  

Webber then sped off, leaving the injured pedestrian on the footpath. 

The mother-of-three drove to Toowoomba, more than an hour away from Brisbane, before she was intercepted and arrested.

She pleaded guilty on Friday to dangerous operation of a vehicle and public nuisance, Yahoo7 reported. 

Prosecutor Miles Leslie told the court Webber did nothing to help the person she hit.

‘The defendant didn’t make any attempt to render any assistance to the people she ran into,’ Prosecutor Miles Leslie said.

Webber’s defence attorney told the court his client’s marriage was breaking down at the time of the horrific incident. 

The driver has been ordered to pay $1000 to the injured victim (pictured)  who still has pain in his shoulder and may need surgery

The driver has been ordered to pay $1000 to the injured victim (pictured)  who still has pain in his shoulder and may need surgery

Webber (pictured) pleaded guilty to dangerous operation of a vehicle and public nuisance

Webber (pictured) pleaded guilty to dangerous operation of a vehicle and public nuisance

‘She sustained a number of knocks to her head, and she wasn’t in the right headspace,’ her lawyer Isaac Munsie argued.

Magistrate Wendy Cull sentenced Webber to two years’ probation and suspended her from driving for six months. 

She was also ordered to undergo a mental health assessment and receive counselling. 

Webber was also ordered to pay her victim, who still suffers from pain in his shoulder and might require surgery, $1,000 compensation.  

‘Everyone in this room must be thinking thank goodness this wasn’t more serious,’ Magistrate Wendy Cull said.  



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