Captain who caused £1.6m of damage when fell asleep at the wheel had been kept up by his baby

A dozy party boat captain caused more than £1.6m of damage when he crashed into a pontoon on the Thames after he was kept awake the night before by his new born baby, a court heard. Daniel Wakefield, 38, smashed into the Met Police dock and also damaged a police launch while he slept behind the wheel of the Jewel of London party boat on 13 December 2018. More than 100 passengers had disembarked the Jewel at 11pm after a…

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