Drunken "joker" left dangling over road for 90 minutes after bet with friends went wrong

Drunken 'joker' left dangling over road for 90 minutes after bet with friends went wrongLee Bassett clambered over bridge above passing cars for 'bit of a dare'He lowered himself down before asking a fellow drinker to pull him upBut his friend was too weak to haul 29-year-old back onto the bridgeAll three emergency services called out to rescue him at cost of 5,000 By Leon Watson PUBLISHED: 03:21 GMT, 13 February 2013 | UPDATED: 07:47 GMT, 13 February 2013 A drunk prankster who dangled from a footbridge in a harness bringing traffic to a standstill had to be rescued at a cost to the taxpayer of nearly 5,000, a court heard. Lee Bassett, 29, clambered over the edge of the bridge above passing cars 'after a few jars' for 'a bit of a dare'

Bubbly teenager, 16, jumped from bridge over fears of school punishment after she was caught downing vodka shots

Bubbly teenager, 16, jumped from bridge over fears of school punishment after she was caught downing vodka shots Wendy Maguire was twice over legal drink drive limit when she jumpedTeenager 'thought she was going to be in trouble', said coroner todayParents Leila and Niall dismiss claim that daughter would take her own life | UPDATED: 12:20 GMT, 28 November 2012 Wendy Maguire, 16, who fell to her death from a footbridge after downing shots of alcohol A teenager downed shots of vodka at school then jumped to her death from a motorway bridge because she was 'worried about getting into trouble', an inquest heard today. Wendy Maguire, 16, left the school grounds after being sent to the head teacher's office when staff reported smelling alcohol on her breath.