Man who pleaded guilty to death by dangerous driving after five vehicle collision at Mepal which killed Wisbech man is to be sentenced tomorrow

PUBLISHED: 17:42 21 June 2017 | UPDATED: 17:42 21 June 2017

One person was killed and several injured in the collision which involved four cars and a lorry on the A142 at Mepal between Sutton and Block Fen. PHOTO: Twitter.

One person was killed and several injured in the collision which involved four cars and a lorry on the A142 at Mepal between Sutton and Block Fen. PHOTO: Twitter.

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A man is due to be sentenced after pleading guilty to death by dangerous driving in a five vehicle crash at Mepal which killed a 60-year-old Wisbech man.

Stephen James, 47, is due to appear at Peterborough Crown Court tomorrow (Thursday 22) for sentencing after previously pleading guilty to death by dangerous driving and also to a charge of serious injury by dangerous driving.

James, of Haverhill, was driving a Nissan Patrol on December 20 last year when he collided with a Renault Traffic van, Vauxhall Corsa, Vauxhall Corsa van and an arctic lorry on the A142 at Mepal.

The driver of the Vauxhall Corsa van, 60-year-old Keith Howlett of Mill Lane in Wisbech, suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.

The drivers of the Renault Traffic and arctic lorry both suffered serious but not life threatening injuries.


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