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Driver Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison for Fatal Head-on Crash in North Shropshire

Damien Roberts Found Guilty of Manslaughter in the Death of Robert James Mills

A driver has been handed an 11-year prison sentence following a head-on collision that resulted in the death of a motorist in north Shropshire. Damien Roberts, 27, was behind the wheel of a Nissan Qashqai when he crashed into a Nissan Juke on a bridge over the River Ceiriog along the A5 near Chirk on December 2nd.

Tragically, Robert James Mills, 49, from Shrewsbury, lost his life at the scene of the accident. The collision was a devastating event that had a profound impact on the victim’s family and loved ones.

After a thorough investigation and legal proceedings, Damien Roberts, residing on College Road in Oswestry, was found guilty of manslaughter. On Wednesday, he received his sentence at Stafford Crown Court.

The judge, presiding over the case, determined that the severity of the offence warranted a significant prison term. Roberts was subsequently sentenced to 11 years in prison for his role in the fatal crash. The sentence reflects the gravity of the loss of life and the consequences of the defendant’s actions.

The incident serves as a tragic reminder of the devastating impact that road accidents can have on individuals and their families. It highlights the importance of responsible driving and the need for all motorists to prioritize the safety of themselves and others on the road.

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