The solicitor Simon Nicholls urged the magistrates to be very careful in how they incorporated the tweet into their decision.
"She was angry and annoyed when she sent that. It doesn't mean it was accurate.
"Mr Hockley told two national newspapers that the car was tearing round the bend and knocked him off his bike - today he said that wasn't the case...
"Things get misrepresented."
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This evening will start mainly dry but cloud will then thicken as outbreaks of rain spread east later in the night. Lows of 12 deg C
This afternoon staying dry and warm despite a strong breeze in places, especially along the coast. Highs of 24 degrees.