Death by Careless Driver avoids jail

December 22, 2022

Exchange barrister, Olly Jarvis defended a teenager who swerved jail after pleading guilty to causing death by careless driving.  She had been driving too fast around a bend and lost control of her vehicle, colliding with two pedestrians.

The defendant received a suspended sentence at Bolton Crown Court after killing one and seriously injuring another. Reported in the Daily Mail, read more about why the judge was persuaded to suspend the sentence.

Olly was instructed by Peter Grogan at JMW.