There Can Be No Leniency

A driver was on his way to face a fast-track trial for drink driving. Incredibly, he was drunk at the wheel again but this time caused a tragic road incident.

GRA Criminal Law Court Nº1 BThe said collision on the 3rd of October last year, on the A-30 where it passes through Armilla, resulted in the death of a 54-year-old man on his motorbike.

It was 09.30h and he was on his way to a gym but he had the misfortune to be knocked down and run over by the drunk driver.

The culprit has been remanded in custody since then and faces five years imprisonment if found guilty of reckless manslaughter.

The victim leaves behind a wife and two children and it is this family that have brought a private prosecution case against the man.

The hearing begins next week in Granada.

(News: City & Metropolitan Area, Granada, Andalucia)

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