Uninsured driver keeps licence after causing Daventry crash

Magistrates hit 20-year-old with £465 court bill and six points

Monday, 8th March 2021, 10:56 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th March 2021, 9:42 am

An uninsured driver who caused a smash at a Daventy junction has been fined by magistrates.

Christopher Coleman was behind the wheel of a Seat Leon in March last year when he tried to undertake a Ford Fiesta even though it was indicating to turn left into Lodge Road from Eastern Way.

The front offside of the 20-year-old’s vehicle collided with the rear nearside of the Fiesta, causing damage to both cars, although Wellingborough Magistrates Court also heard there were no injuries.

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The crash happened in March last year at the junction of Eastern Way and Lodge Road in Daventry
The crash happened in March last year at the junction of Eastern Way and Lodge Road in Daventry

Coleman, of Ashby Road, Welton, admitted driving without due care and attention and having no insurance when he appeared at court earlier this month

He was fined £345 and ordered to pay £120 surcharge to fund victim services and prosecution costs. Magistrates also endorsed his licence with six penalty points.

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