Dangerous driver awaits sentencing after a collision left a woman injured

A dangerous driver who admitted causing a head-on collision has had his case further adjourned. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard how Jerry Wallace, 65, was driving a VW Passatt on the A515, at Hartington, when he was involved in a collision during an overtaking manoeuvre.

Pictured is Derby Crown Court.

Neil Hollett, prosecuting, had told the court the defendant went to overtake an HGV in contravention of solid white lines and he went into a blind dip and there was a vehicle coming in the other direction. Mr Hollett added this resulted in a head-on-collision and the other female motorist suffered life-threatening injuries.

Police confirmed Wallace had expressed remorse.

Magistrates committed the case to Derby Crown Court and it has been further adjourned until October 4.

Dangerous driver awaits sentencing after a collision left a woman injured

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