Fatal collision 6 June 2016 Upperton Road, Leicester, Leicestershire

Last updated 9 February 2017
Location
On toucan crossing, Upperton Road, Leicester, Leicestershire (show full map)
Casualties Victoria Gayle, 25 (fatality)
Time of incident 12:20am, 6 June 2016
Vehicles involved Pedal cycle, Car
Incident factors None known
Police details Leicestershire, incident 14

Victoria Gayle was killed on a toucan crossing when she was struck by a Toyota Yaris driven “at speed” by Muhammed Hamza Javid.

In January 2017, Javid pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous driving and leaving the scene of a collision. He was sentenced the following month to three and a half years’ imprisonment and was banned from driving for four and a half years, and was required to take an extended driving test.