A driver has been sent jail for three and half years after a text message from behind the wheel of car led to the death of a grandmother.
Nikita Ainley was asking a friend about a night out when her car ploughed into another vehicle, killing Mary Rutherford from East Yorkshire.
Mrs Rutherfords daughter was at York Crown court today when Ainley was sentenced. She says her mother need not have died that day. Tina Gelder reports.
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