Drunk driver allowed to keep licence

A man who lost control of his car and drove into a tree near Arbroath has been allowed to keep his licence. George Simpson was over four times the legal limit when he was found asleep at the wheel of his crashed car by police officers.

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Judge points finger at street lighting following fatal collision

During the trial of Kiaran Giri (who admitted causing death by careless driving, but was acquitted by a jury of causing death by dangerous driving), Judge Huw Thomas QC remarked that, in turning off the street lighting on the road, Swansea Council “didn’t just cut costs, they cut public safety”—reported by the South Wales Evening post as “Judge highlights safety importance of street lights following road death”.

Giri was driving at an estimated 44mph in a 30 limit when he struck and killed Jayne Parker.

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Man killed while cycling in Warwickshire

A man was killed yesterday in a collision on the B4452 near Harbury in Warwickshire, involving “a small 4×4”, the driver of which is reported as being male and uninjured. No further information is currently available.

More details will be added on the incident page as they become available.