A man has been given a suspended prison sentence after a woman was killed in a collision on the M2 in February.
The incident occurred near junction 2 on the coastbound carriageway at around 7.30pm on Wednesday 8 February 2012. A 35-year-old woman got out of her vehicle after colliding with the central reservation. She was stood at the edge of lane 3 when she was involved in a collision with a silver Ford Mondeo.
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The male driver of the Mondeo was taken to Medway Maritime Hospital with minor injuries.
Thomas Molloy, 22, of Norah Lane, Higham, Rochester, pleaded guilty to causing death by careless/inconsiderate driving.
He was sentenced at Dartford and Gravesham Magistrates’ Court on 26 October to 60 days in prison, suspended for 12 months, and disqualified from driving for two years.
Molloy was also given a four month curfew to remain at home between 8pm and 8am daily. The curfew runs from 26 October 2012 to 25 February 2013. He must also pay £85 costs.
PC Jamie Woodhams, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: `I’d like to thank everyone who came forward with information. We followed all lines of enquiries which helped with the investigation into this fatal incident.’
Posted on: Friday 9 November 2012
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