Man jailed after double fatal crash

Samuel Darling was found guilty by a jury at Reading Crown Court Credit: Thames Valley Police

A man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for causing death by dangerous driving in Reading.

Samuel Darling, 24, of Sirius Close in Wokingham, was found guilty by a jury at Reading Crown Court yesterday. (17/4)

He was given seven years for each of the two counts of causing death by dangerous driving, to run concurrently.

Darling was also disqualified from driving for six years.

Darling’s white transit van was in collision with a VW Golf being driven by Jack Allison at Winnersh crossroads on 14 March last year.

Mr Allison, aged 18, and his passenger Stuart Craig, aged 19, both died following the collision.