HGV driver jailed for eight years after causing fatal crash while trawling dating sites


A lorry driver who was looking at dating websites on his phone whilst driving at 58mph has been jailed for eight years and ten months for causing a crash that killed three people.

HGV driver Ion Nicu Onut was driving a 3.5 tonne Scania LGV, carrying fertilizer, when he “ploughed” into queueing traffic near junction 61 of the A1(M) at Bowburn, County Durham, on July 15, last year.

David Daglish, 57, and Elaine Sullivan, 59, of Seaham, and Paul Mullen, […]

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