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Robert Henry

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Incident summary

Collision with Ford Transit on Crookes Valley Road, Sheffield. The driver failed to stop at the scene and the was involved in subsequent collisions.

Legal summary

The van driver was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs, and causing death by careless driving whilst under the influence of drink or drugs. He was remanded in custody.

Alan Cronin

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Incident summary

Collision with Fiat van at junction 7 of the A483 northbound.

Legal summary

Damian Niepieklo arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, failing to stop after an accident and failing to report an accident, and was remanded in custody.

The CPS dropped the charge of causing death by dangerous driving but Niepielko admittied causing death by careless driving. He was also found guilty of failing to stop or report an accident by magistrates at Wrexham Magistrates’ Court.  He was sentenced by Judge Rhys Rowlands on October 2 to 12 months’ imprisonment and a two year driving ban.