Driver knocked cyclist off bike in Darlington, court told

First published in by , Reporter (Darlington)

A MOTORIST who knocked a cyclist off her bike and broke her wrist has appeared in court.

Guo Jiang, 40, admitted driving without due care and attention when he appeared before Darlington Magistrates’ Court today (Tuesday, November 27).

The court heard Jiang, of James Street, Darlington, was driving along Yarm Road and turned left into Park Place without indicating and without realising that a cyclist was riding in the cycle lane alongside him.

He knocked the woman off her bike and she suffered cuts and bruises as well as a broken wrist.

Magistrates heard Jiang was also driving unaccompanied whilst on a provisional licence and in court he admitted to driving without the correct licence.

He was fined a total of £110 with £85 costs and a £15 victim surcharge. Four points were added to his licence.

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11:27pm Tue 27 Nov 12

5under1and says...

surely the fine should be in the £1000s
surely the fine should be in the £1000s 5under1and
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