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Bus driver found guilty of killing two pedestrians

The 67-year-old bus driver has been jailed for 30 months. Credit: Metropolitan Police

A bus driver who drove through a red light and killed two pedestrians has been jailed for 30 months at Snaresbrook Crown Court.

Robert Todd, of Redden Court Road, Romford was found guilty of two counts of causing death by dangerous driving.

The 67-year-old was also disqualified from driving for three years and is required to take an enhanced driving test.

Todd was driving a route 252 bus down Western Road at approximately 14:20pm, on 15th November 2013, when the two pedestrians were hit on a designated crossing point, the court heard.

Henry Keller, known as Harry to those close to him, and Colin Graham Hicks, both aged 66, were pronounced dead at the scene.