Friday, 13 November 2015

Speeding driver who blamed dead man jailed

A driver who blamed a dead man for his speeding offence has been jailed.

After Andrew Evans's car was caught by a speed camera travelling at 51mph in a 30mph zone in Plymouth in April, he claimed his neighbour Ben Hughes had been driving at the time.

It was only when police looked up Mr Hughes to pass on the prosecution they found he had died a few months before.

Evans, 48, of Ludlow, Shropshire, admitted perverting the course of justice and was jailed for six years...

source: BBC Devon

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