HGV driver jailed for seven years after placing bets on phone moments before crashing into father of four


 

A lorry driver who was placing bets on his mobile phone moments before his truck ploughed into a father of four, at 56 mph, has been jailed. HGV driver Dean Moffat placed £20 on a greyhound race less than two minutes before hitting Ric Mboma, 60, on the A34, near Winchester, Hampshire – killing him instantly. Fifteen minutes after the crash Moffat uninstalled the betting apps on his phone. Winchester Crown Court heard that the 48-year-old Army veteran had been […]