An uninsured HGV driver whose licence had been revoked has been jailed for more than three years after his vehicle struck and killed a cyclist in Derby. Herbert Wyatt, 65, had lost his licence 12 weeks before the fatal collision in January with 25-year-old Josephine Gilbert, but he kept the revocation from his employer. At Derby Crown Court, Wyatt pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous driving, as well as causing death by driving a vehicle while uninsured and causing […]
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