No jail for uninsured hit-and-run driver

Lincolnshire driver escapes prison after leaving biker seriously injured then torching his car to hide evidence

Posted: 16 June 2009
by Visordown News

A MALE DRIVER who seriously injured a motorcyclist in a road collision, before fleeing the scene then setting fire to his car to hide the evidence, has escaped a prison sentence.

Earlier this week, Lincoln Magistrates' Court heard how Kerry Miles Pick, 25, ran a red light in Broadgate, Lincoln, before colliding with the biker. Realising the seriousness of his actions, Pick then fled the scene before deliberately torching his car.

The motorcyclist, whose name has yet to be released by Police, sustained a broken knee, ankle and arm.

In court, Pick pleaded guilty to driving without due care and attention, no insurance, no MOT test certificate and failing to stop at the scene of an accident.

But Magistrates chose not to hand down a custodial sentence as Pick had entered an early guilty plea. Instead he'll get a high level community order.


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Wow.

What a deterrent.


Posted: 16/06/2009 at 11:06

whats wrong with this picture again

Posted: 16/06/2009 at 12:08

What a joke the law is!


Posted: 16/06/2009 at 12:51

And if we get caught speeding on an open road with nobody else in sight, we can end up in jail if the speed is high enough.

The real pity of this sort of crap is that erodes respect fopr the law and its agents.


Posted: 16/06/2009 at 13:14

Remove both testicles, with a pair of rusty secatures.  job jobbed.

Posted: 16/06/2009 at 13:44

he shouldn't have been on the road anyway, running a light caused the accident, he left the scene, then attempted to pervert the course of justice. . .and he walks. I would say I don't believe it but i do


Posted: 16/06/2009 at 13:48

Amen

Posted: 16/06/2009 at 14:38

Didn't some biker who was racing a car get two years? The car hit somebody and killed someone. The biker was infront and just kept going.

Seems the American plea bargin system is alive and well here.


Posted: 16/06/2009 at 15:09

If a biker had hit someone and driven away, they would get locked up.  This clown broke all the rules almost killed a guy and then concelled the evedence and he gets F**k all.  Let down by the justice system again!

Posted: 16/06/2009 at 16:15

WTF is going on? .. Is he the Maj's son or some other ... It stinks of a 'who you know' travesity. What would he have got if the biker was killed? ... 2 years probation? ... It's a friggin joke.

Posted: 16/06/2009 at 19:31

if it were a biker, book thrown at them and then some!, I think they call it "making an example" of us, car drivers though, get away with it, wheres "being made an example of" fooked if i know, not exactly giving the right signal here, whats stopping a 17yr old kid whos just passed his test wouldnt do the same cause daddy couldnt afford the insurance, who knows he'll get away with it. tut tut!!

Posted: 16/06/2009 at 22:43

I thought this kind of crap only happened in the US....

I was hoping that in the UK the courts were more enlightened when dealing with motorist running down motorcyclist...

Sadly, I guess I was wrong... 


Posted: 17/06/2009 at 01:22

 why does the system always let us down


Posted: 17/06/2009 at 12:50

Agreed.


Posted: 17/06/2009 at 13:00

I presume the speeding jail biker admitted he was speeding...so why didn't he get the same plea bargaining treatment?

Posted: 17/06/2009 at 14:34

again we put up with crap and just try harder

Posted: 17/06/2009 at 19:16

Write to your MP's if you feel so strongly about it. Write to your Newspapers too. And the biking press. Complaining about it on here will achieve nothing.

Posted: 17/06/2009 at 19:21

THATS  WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU HAVE SENILE DECREPID OLD FUCKERS THAT ISSUE STUPID PUNISHMENTS FOR CRIMES .

YEH SPEEDING = JAIL.     KILL SOMEONE WHILE ON YOUR MOBIL, FOR AN MP = SUSPENDED SENTENCE

THIS WANKER  THE SAME  , SENILE DEMENTURE IS A BIG PART IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE  DEPARTMENT .


Posted: 31/08/2010 at 17:34

Vigilante time or what. 


Posted: 31/08/2010 at 20:31

Steve Gilson wrote (see)

Vigilante time or what. 


Not really..you and other seniile decrepid old fucker abpve appear to have failed to spot that the thread is 18 months old..so a bit late in the day

Posted: 31/08/2010 at 21:16

kawa7900 wrote (see)

YEH SPEEDING = JAIL.     KILL SOMEONE WHILE ON YOUR MOBIL, FOR AN MP = SUSPENDED SENTENCE


Which MP killed someone while on a mobile and got a suspended sentence? 

Posted: 01/09/2010 at 08:05

Shit... I'm a bit late here, but WTF!?!?!

 I can't even think of anything to say, apart from WTF?!?!?!

Bloody ridiculous...


Posted: 17/11/2010 at 10:02

ah fck i got all dressed up for a burning n all then noticed the date

http://i165.photobucket.com/albums/u63/antipike/batfink-costume-adult-1-standard.jpg


Posted: 17/11/2010 at 10:40

This has been like reading a radio phone in transcript. None of the offences the driver pleaded to carries a jail sentence.  So the court had no option to impose custody. So the senile decrepit...were in the right and some of the posters have displayed ignorance. People get put in prison for dangerous or death by dangerous or death by careless. No custody for Insurance, failing to stop,no MOT or careless driving.  

Posted: 22/03/2011 at 20:14

trumpet volontary wrote (see)
This has been like reading a radio phone in transcript. None of the offences the driver pleaded to carries a jail sentence.  So the court had no option to impose custody. So the senile decrepit...were in the right and some of the posters have displayed ignorance. People get put in prison for dangerous or death by dangerous or death by careless. No custody for Insurance, failing to stop,no MOT or careless driving.  

Yep your right , we can only hope the victims family take a knife to the scum 


Posted: 24/03/2011 at 21:13

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