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Driving ban and community service for fatal crash car owner


The owner of a car involved in a fatal collision has been banned from driving for nine months and given 180 hours-worth of community service.


Nineteen-year-old Andrew Reeday of Colby admitted letting a friend drive his vehicle on the Switchback Road, near Peel, in March when it was involved in an incident which resulted in the death of 14-year-old Onchan schoolgirl Lucia Porter.


Reeday admitted wasting police time and allowing someone to drive his car without insurance or a driving licence.


As well as being banned from driving, after which time he’ll have to re-take his test, Reeday will have to pay costs of £300.


Peel teenager Craig Bridgewater has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving and will go on trial next spring.



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