Driver banned after East Cowes horror crash

driver banned after east cowes horror crash

Samuel Paul Taylor  from the Isle of Wight has been banned from driving for 6 months following a horrific road traffic collision on the outskirts of East Cowes earlier in the year.

Emergency services  including the Hampshire and Isle of Wight air ambulance rushed to Whippingham Road after the two vehicles collision.

The incident lefta woman with a number of serious life changing  injuries. Fire crews had to  cut from her vehicle  she was the. flown to Southampton General Hospital

In a victim impact statement she described being in a near-fatal collision.

Taylor, a mobile tyre fitter from Station Avenue in Sandown, was also injured in the crash but his injuries were not as serious.
The 26-year-old  pleaded guilty to driving without due care and attention in that he drove on the wrong side of the road. He has been given a 6-month driving ban by the Isle of Wight Magistrates Court, as well as being fined £300 and ordered to pay a £30 surcharge.
For Taylor, Keith Verrinder stated in court that his client did not believe he was driving too fast at the time of the crash and could not explain why he lost control of his car. Taylor has said that the slippery conditions may have been a factor.

The 55-year-old driver of the other vehicle could not recall what happened.