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Dangerous driver with no licence jailed for 100 mph crash

Dashcam footage reveals the driver was overtaking at 100 mph ahead of a sharp bend. Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

A Cambridgeshire motorist who had his licence revoked three years ago has been jailed for dangerous driving after crashing off the road at 100 mph.

Graham York, 44, was speeding along a country road near Peterborough in December 2017 when he overtook another car at a speed that police estimated at 104 mph before losing control of his car at a bend.

Dash cam footage from his Hyundai Tucson showed York angrily demanding the driver of a car ahead pull over.

He accelerated along the single carriageway B1167 French Drove near Thorney and tried to overtake the car on a bend but lost control, cleared a roadside ditch and ploughed into a field.

  • Watch the dashcam footage released by police of the moment York's car crashed off the road

“York’s driving was dangerous and the consequences could have been a lot worse. He was clearly angry and not paying attention to the speed he was doing as he approached the sharp left bend.

“York is clearly not safe behind the wheel of a car and I hope this sentence will protect the public in future.”

– DC Tom Nuttall, Cambridgeshire Police

Graham York, of Backgate, Cowbit, had his driving licence revoked three years ago for medical reasons.

He was sentenced to 12 weeks in prison for dangerous driving when he appeared at Peterborough Crown Court and was disqualified from driving for four years.