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Showing 1 - 10 of 25 results for crime type "Driving offences" & area "West Midlands"

Bin lorry driver sentenced for causing death of schoolgirl

A bin lorry driver has today (26 November) been jailed for causing the death of a schoolgirl by dangerous driving.

| Press Release , Driving offences , West Midlands News

Teenager sentenced for causing death of friend

A 16-year-old has been sentenced for causing the death of his friend by dangerous driving.

| Press Release , Driving offences , West Midlands News

Driver jailed for causing death of baby

A 29-year-old driver has today (17 August) been jailed for more than three years for causing the death of a baby following a head-on car crash.

| Press Release , Driving offences , West Midlands News

Driver jailed for crash resulting in girl losing her leg and death of family dog

Motorist jailed for 40 months at Stoke Crown Court after he pleaded guilty to causing serious injury by dangerous driving which resulted in a victim losing her leg and the death of a family pet dog.

| Press Release , Driving offences , West Midlands News

Drug driver jailed for causing death by dangerous driving on A50

Van driver jailed after pleading guilty to causing death by dangerous driving and driving a vehicle whilst unfit through drugs

| Press Release , Driving offences, Drug offences , West Midlands News

Motorist handed suspended sentence for causing death by careless driving on B4114

A man has been handed a six-month prison sentence, suspended for two years, after he pleaded guilty to causing death by careless driving.

| Press Release , Driving offences , West Midlands News

Hit and run driver jailed for the death of two young brothers

A disqualified and uninsured driver has been sentenced to nine years' imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to killing two young brothers.

| Press Release , Driving offences , West Midlands News

Driver jailed for causing death of pedestrian

A 27-year-old motorist, who knocked down and killed a pedestrian as she crossed the road in Walsall, has today been sentenced to 12 months imprisonment and disqualified from driving for 18 months after he pleaded guilty at Wolverhampton Crown Court of causing death by careless driving.

| Press Release , Driving offences , West Midlands News

Bus driver convicted of death on Foleshill Road

A bus driver has today been sentenced at Warwick Crown Court to a 12 month community order and banned from driving for a year after he pleaded guilty to causing the death of a pedestrian on Foleshill Road by careless driving.

| News Item , Driving offences , West Midlands News

Driver sentenced for causing death by careless driving on A518

A motorist, who crashed head on into another car as he tried to carry out an overtaking manoeuvre on the A518, has today been given a suspended jail sentence for causing death by careless driving.

| News Item , Driving offences , West Midlands News

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