Man sentenced for driving offences – Wraysbury
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Following a Thames Valley Police investigation, a man has been sentenced for driving offences following an incident in Wraysbury.
Gary Haffenden, aged 21, of Wateringbury Road, Kent was sentenced yesterday (6/4) at Reading Crown Court to a total of three years’ imprisonment.
He pleaded guilty to one count each of causing serious injury by dangerous driving, causing death by careless driving, causing death whilst uninsured and failing to stop after a road accident.
Haffenden has also been disqualified from driving for four years and six months.
On 16 August 2018, Haffenden was driving in Lower Road, Minster, Kent when he collided head on with another car travelling in the opposite direction. The driver of the other vehicle sustained life changing injuries. Haffenden did not stop at the scene.
Then on 17 March 2019, Haffenden was driving along Wraysbury Road, Wraysbury, when he was involved in a collision with a pedestrian who sadly died at the scene. Haffenden did not stop.
Investigating officer, PC Joy Jarvis, of the Joint Operations Roads Policing Unit, said: “I am pleased that Haffenden has now been sentenced for these offences.
“His actions were completely unacceptable, driving away from the scene after both incidents.
“He has also been banned from driving for a considerable amount of time and I hope this allows him to reflect on his driving and the danger he put other road users in.”