Eight-year jail term ruled correct sentence for trucker who caused triple-fatal crash while on dating site


 

An eight-year jail sentence handed to a lorry driver who killed three people when he ploughed into their vehicles while looking at his mobile phone will not be referred to the Court of Appeal to determine whether it was too lenient. Ion Onut was sentenced last month following a “truly harrowing” crash on the northbound carriageway of the A1 in county Durham. Three people died when his truck struck another HGV and four cars before coming to rest at the […]