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Man jailed over hit and run death

David Paul Robinson pleaded guilty to causing the death by dangerous driving.

Kathleen Heslop died when she was hit by Robinson's car as she walked her dog.

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Man given 5 years for death by dangerous driving

David Paul Robinson pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous driving

A man has been jailed for the death of a woman by dangerous driving in Northumberland.

David Paul Robinson, 26, of Woodhead Road, Prudhoe, pleaded guilty for causing death by dangerous driving; causing death whilst uninsured; dangerous driving; failing to stop; and failing to report an accident.

He was sentenced to five years at Newcastle Crown Court.

65-year-old Kathleen Heslop, died when she was hit by Robinson's car as she crossed a road with her dog in Prudhoe on Saturday, July 13.

She was pronounced dead at the scene. Her dog was also killed in the incident.

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