Sat nav crash: widow's grief

The widow of a cyclist killed by a driver who was distracted by her sat nav says her life has fallen apart since his death.

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Jailed for killing cyclist whilst distracted by sat nav

A mother of two has been jailed tonight for knocking over and killing a cyclist. Victoria McClure, who is 38-years-old, had been distracted because she was using her sat nav. The bike rider was killed instantly.

The judge at Reading Crown Court said he had taken into account her genuine remorse and the consequences for her children. Therefore, she would serve only half of the 18 month sentence. Heather Edwards reports.

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Driver who killed cyclist to be sentenced today

A driver was distracted by her sat-nav and killed a cyclist in Berkshire is due to be sentenced this afternoon.

Victoria McClure was found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving. She hit Tony Hilson on the A4 Bath Road in Twyford last September.

Reading Crown Court heard in July that McClure, of Charvil, "drove blind" for almost 20 seconds before the collision. She denied causing death by dangerous driving, but the prosecution rejected her guilty plea to causing death by careless driving.

Cyclist killed after driver looked at sat nav

A mother who took her eye off the road to look at her sat nav and killed a cyclist has been found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving.

Thirty-eight year old Victoria McClure, who has two young children, hit 46-year-old Anthony Hilson on the A4 at Twyford near Reading last September. He died from chest and head injuries.

Anthony's widow and daughter were in court to hear the verdict. Divya Kohli reports.

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Distracted driver caused cyclist's death

Anthony Hilson, 46, who died in the crash Credit: Family picture

A mother who knocked down and killed a cyclist while fiddling with the sat nav system in her car near Reading has been convicted of causing death by dangerous driving. Victoria McClure only spotted 46-year-old Anthony Hilson when she looked up at the last moment and crashed into him.

Reading Crown Court heard that McClure, of Charvil, 'drove blind' for almost 20 seconds before the collision. She denied causing death by dangerous driving - but the prosecution rejected her guilty plea to causing death by careless driving.

Cyclist killed after woman fiddled with sat nav

A mother who knocked down and killed a cyclist while fiddling with the sat nav system in her car has been convicted of causing death by dangerous driving. Victoria McClure only spotted 46-year-old Anthony Hilson when she looked up at the last moment and crashed into him.

Reading Crown Court heard that McClure, of Charvil, "drove blind" for almost 20 seconds before the collision. She denied causing death by dangerous driving - but the prosecution rejected her guilty plea to causing death by careless driving.

The collision happened on the A4 near Twyford near Reading on September 16 last year.

Woman distracted by sat nav killed cyclist

A mother who knocked down and killed a cyclist while fiddling with the sat-nav system in her car has been convicted of causing death by dangerous driving.

Victoria McClure only spotted the 46-year-old Anthony Hilson when she looked up at the last moment and crashed into him, causing fatal injuries.

Reading Crown Court heard that McClure, of Charvil, "drove blind" for almost 20 seconds before the fatal collision.

She denied causing death by dangerous driving - but the prosecution rejected her guilty plea to causing death by careless driving and insisted her actions amounted to dangerous driving

The collision happened on the A4 near Twyford on September 16 last year.

A jury returned a guilty verdict a short time ago.

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