John Chambers, 49, was over the drink-drive limit and was wanted for breach of bail when he careered across Emm Lane, Heaton, causing the devastating crash.
Chambers, of Bradford, admitted inflicting grievous bodily harm on Karamat and Rubina Bi, dangerous driving, driving while disqualified, having no insurance and driving over the alcohol limit.
At the time of the crash, Chambers had failed to answer court bail in Manchester after a 20-mile police chase on December 1, 2007. He was on the run for dangerous driving, driving while disqualified, having no insurance and driving with excess alcohol. He had been banned from driving for five years by Calderdale magistrates in May 2005.
banned Chambers from driving for ten years and ordered him to take an extended test before he gets back behind the wheel.