BOXING legend Chris Eubank’s nephew was spared jail after drunkenly smashing his Range Rover into rows of parked cars.

Luke Simon Eubank, 35, from Hove, admitted failing to give a sample and possession of cannabis after neighbours stopped him.

He was banned from driving for three years and handed a 23 week suspended sentence after magistrates in the city heard he hit several parked cars while trying to drive home drunk.

Eubank, of Old Shoreham Road, was driving at walking speed near his home, scraping and bumping into parked cars when a neighbour came out to investigate.

The Range Rover had hit several cars and there was severe damage to the front, the court heard.

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Prosecutor Marko Brooke said police started receiving calls from the public at around 12.40am on October 5, 2019 describing a Range Rover hitting parked cars in the Sackville Road area of Hove.

Officers were flagged down by members of the public and saw the Range Rover stopped in the middle of the road.

Mr Brooke said: “The car had crash damage and the front crumpled as if it had been in a head on collision.”

Jobless Eubank tried to run away from police when they spotted him on Marmion Road, Hove.

He was searched after a short chase and police found a small quantity of cannabis in his trouser pocket.

The court heard he refused to give a sample of breath at the scene.

Eubank had suffered minor injuries and refused to give a sample again when officers took him to hospital for treatment.

“He was abusive and said he could not stand due to an ankle injury.

“He was able to walk out of the room later without any issue,” Mr Brooke said.

Mark Rodgers, for Eubank, said: “It happened around the anniversary of his mother’s death.

“He had drunk to excess and was driving home.”

Magistrate Rosalind Buchan told Eubank he had been seriously foolish and could have injured himself and others.

“We appreciate you have a lot of issues and this is an opportunity to sort yourself out,” the magistrate said.

Eubank was sentenced to 23 weeks in custody, suspended for two years.

He was also ordered to do 40 rehabilitation days and disqualified from driving for three years.

Eubank was also ordered to pay £207 in costs and surcharges.