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Showing 1 - 10 of 13 results for crime type "Driving offences" & area "Cymru/Wales"

Driver sentenced for killing cyclist

A taxi driver who caused a crash in which a cyclist died and two others were seriously injured has been sentenced at Cardiff Crown Court.

| Press Release , Driving offences , Cymru/Wales News

Man sentenced for causing fatal collision

A speeding driver who killed the passenger in another car has been sentenced at Cardiff Crown Court.

| Press Release , Driving offences , Cymru/Wales News

Driver sentenced for killing construction worker

A motorist who collided with a construction worker on a Newport roundabout has been sentenced for causing death by dangerous driving.

| News Item , Driving offences , Cymru/Wales News

Three motorists sentenced for dangerous driving

Three men who drove dangerously along roads in North Wales before uploading the footage to YouTube have been sentenced at Mold Crown Court.

| Press Release , Driving offences , Cymru/Wales News

Driver convicted of causing death by dangerous driving

A man who crashed into another vehicle on the M4 killing a pregnant woman and her unborn child has been convicted at Swansea Crown Court.

| Press Release , Driving offences , Cymru/Wales News

Farmer crashes tractor whilst intoxicated

An intoxicated man driving a tractor which collided with another vehicle has been given a custodial sentence today.


Drivers sentenced for road race fatality

Two drivers who raced at speeds in excess of 70mph on a 30mph road in Barry and caused the death of a mother-of-two have been sentenced today.

| Press Release , Driving offences , Cymru/Wales News

Driver convicted of road race fatality

A driver who raced at speeds in excess of 70mph on a 30mph road in Barry and caused the death of a mother-of-two has been convicted today (28 November 2017).

| News Item , Driving offences , Cymru/Wales News

Bus driver sentenced for causing death by careless driving

A bus driver who caused the death of an elderly woman after hitting a stationary car and trapping her underneath it has been sentenced at Cardiff Crown Court today.

| News Item , Driving offences , Cymru/Wales News

Jail for city centre hit and run driver

A driver who was caught on camera knocking down and seriously injuring a pedestrian in Cardiff city centre was jailed on 14 August 2017 at Cardiff Crown Court.

| News Item , Driving offences , Cymru/Wales News

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