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.
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.