Guilty verdicts for 'cycle tweet' motorist

A motorist who tweeted about an alleged accident involving a cyclist has been found not guilty of driving without due care and attention but guilty of failing to stop after the accident and failing to report the accident.

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Emma Way admits 'cycle tweet' was the biggest regret of her life

In evidence, Emma Way said she knew the stretch of the road in Rockland All Saints well and claimed it was the cyclist who was on her side of the road.

After striking him, she saw in her mirror that he was ok and drove on. She estimated her speed to be 15 to 20 miles per hour.

Asked by her solicitor on a scale of 1 to 10 about how stupid it was to tweet about the incident, she said 11.

She admitted it was the biggest regret of her life.

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