Man Jailed for Extra Than Three Years For Harmful Driving After Inflicting the Demise of Ilkley Girl

Wednesday 13 March, 2019

A person who brought about the dying of an Ilkley pensioner by driving dangerously has been jailed for greater than three years.

Billy Horsfall, aged 25, was sentenced at Bradford Crown Courtroom at the moment (Wednesday 13 March) after he pleaded

responsible at an earlier listening to. He was jailed for three years four months and given a driving ban for three years and eight months.

Horsfall, of no mounted abode, was the motive force of a silver Vauxhall Astra which was in collision with a Honda Jazz in Frequent Highway, Bradford, on 24 February final 12 months.

The passenger within the Jazz was 68-year-old Jane Floweth. She suffered critical accidents and was taken to hospital, the place she sadly died a couple of days later.

Horsfall fled the scene and was arrested a couple of days later after enquiries urged that he was driving the automobile, which simply minutes earlier than the collision had overtaken site visitors at pace because it travelled alongside the A641 Huddersfield Highway.

Sergeant Alison Webb, of the Main Collision Enquiry Staff, mentioned:

“We want to categorical our sympathies to Jane’s household, who suffered a sudden and tragic loss due to Horsfall’s reckless actions.

“This could function a reminder to us all of what can occur when a automobile is pushed unsafely and with out regard for different street customers.”