The lawyer for actress Angela Tong, who pleaded guilty yesterday to drink-driving and careless driving, asked Kwun Tong Court not to be influenced by recent public outrage at drink-drivers when considering her sentence. 'Public sentiment is fuming and there are cries for reform and stiffer sentences ... but the law has not been amended yet,' Lawrence Lok Ying-kam SC said. The senior counsel was referring to the fatal traffic accident in Lok Ma Chau last month, over which an allegedly intoxicated truck driver is accused of causing six deaths. He asked the court to consider that Tong caused no fatal injuries to the two victims and that she did not face a charge of dangerous driving which, taken together, could justify a non-custodial sentence. 'I am so nervous I don't know what to say,' Tong, 33, told reporters gathered outside the court after the hearing. The court heard that Tong, driving home at night along Hiram's Highway in November last year, rammed into a motorcycle carrying two people which had stopped at a red light at the Hong Kin Road junction. One of the pair was knocked onto the windscreen of Tong's car. Both suffered injuries to hands and legs but were discharged from hospital after treatment. A breath-alcohol test gave a reading of 80 micrograms, almost four times over the legal limit which is 22 micrograms of alcohohol per 100 millilitres of breath. Magistrate Amanda Woodcock said Tong faced a fine and at least a year's disqualification from driving, given that the motorcycle pair suffered no serious injury. But she noted that the actress was substantially over the limit. Mr Lok said the defendant had drunk too much whisky at a TVB celebration party before committing the offence, and had made 'a most unfortunate and stupid' decision to drive. Tong was concerned about the victims and sent her assistant to the hospital to see them after the accident, and she had written to them to apologise two months later. 'She's feeling remorse and promises not to repeat the mistake,' he said. Tong had been extremely co-operative with police and had repeatedly spread the anti-drink-driving message in media interviews after the incident. He added that she had occasionally participated in government publicity campaigns but the incident may well affect her image and reputation. The case was adjourned for sentencing in two weeks, pending a community service order report.