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i would think the evidence given for the court action.
crash investagators would build a picture of what happened
 
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i just cant believe how lightly he got off.regardless of the events it was obviouslty his fault.
note she had dropped her kids of beforehand so it could have been a lot worse.
all he got was really a speeding ticket with bigger fine
 
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I was going to write something on this before I left but as Sarah said, Just because she came of worse doesn't mean she didn't have any blame in the accident.

We know some people get off lightly with car related incidents but if he got off this lightly then it probably wasn't entirely his fault.

could have been a 50/50 collision, it could have been her who was on the wrong side of the road, it could have been her who didn't observe him overtaking a sationary vehicle or something.

Who knows? Not us.
 
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maybe but to the best of my knowledge no charges for her and they are going the civil route.
originally charged with dangerous driving leans to being more him even on reduced charges
 

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why should her injuries dictate the amount of punishment?
 

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then the charge is death by dangerous driving (if it can be proven he drove dangerously) or causing death by careless/inconsiderate driving, but you dont get more jail time or a longer ban if the victim is more dead.

sentencing depends on the CPS case and their recommendations, not cuts and bruises. if you have previous that should make it worse, or if you lied to try and deny it, or if you tried to flee, or if you can be shown to have no remose and generally not give a toss, that will all work against you, and so it should, but the amount of injury you cause isnt your fault, how can you be held responsible for the things that dictate that injury, such as the car the other person bought, or the safety the manufacturer built into that car, or if they were wearing a seatbelt, had a working airbag, suitably adjusted headrest, were overweight, suffered from a heart condition etc etc?
 
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