An Independent Family-Owned Newspaper
Follow us on:
Subscribe to our RSS News Feed
Driver admits to causing death of cyclist
Friday, 08 February 2013
Frank Mugisha died from his injuries after the collision
THE driver responsible for the death of Enfield cyclist Frank Mugisha last year has received a suspended prison sentence.
Jonathan Baird, 63, of Chingford Green, Waltham Forest, was given a six-month suspended jail term and told he must do 150 hours of community work after pleading guilty to death by careless or inconsiderate driving when he appeared at Wood Green Crown Court on January 25.
He was also disqualified from driving for three years.
Father of four Mr Mugisha, 41, a sports coach of Hoe Lane, suffered multiple injuries when Mr Baird's vehicle hit him as he cycled along the Great Cambridge Road near the junction with White Hart Lane, Tottenham, on March 27.
He died as a result of his injuries on April 2 at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, east London.
All content © of North London Press unless stated otherwise.
Comments on this news item:
Be the first to comment using the form below.
Add your comment:
Sir Ray Tindle
Advertise with us
|Exploring the UK from London|
|City Index Trading Academy Reaches A Thrilling Conclusion|
|The Best Resorts For A Luxury Ski Holiday|
|Five Rules of Creating the Perfect Kitchen Design|
|We’re Not Married, What Legal Protection Do I Need?|
|Five of the Cheapest Holiday Locations|
|Big Laughs coming to The O2 this year|