Van driver fined after crash

A Wisbech van driver has been fined £170 and received five-penalty points on his licence following a crash on the A14.

Thursday, 31st March 2016, 6:31 am
Peterborough Magistrates Court, Bridge Street. Photo: Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk, @peterboroughtel on Twitter, Facebook.com/peterboroughtoday

Daniel Drury, 21, of High Road, Guyhirn, near Wisbech, admitted driving without due care and attention following the incident on August 12 last year.

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Peterborough Magistrates’ Court was told Drury failed to notice slow moving traffic while driving his Vauxhall Combo on the A14 near Wherstead, Suffolk.

He swerved to avoid a vehicle ahead, but collided with a Ford Fiesta, damaging the rear bumper, boot and nearside panel.

Drury, who previously had a clean licence, was also ordered to pay £85 costs and a £20 victim surcharge.