Driver who killed cyclist jailed for four years

A driver who killed a teenage cyclist and callously droveaway from the scene of the collision has been jailed for fouryears.

Barry Normah, 28, from Deptford was found guilty at the Old Bailey of causing death bydangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of an accident following atrial.

After sentencing today Normah was disqualified from driving for 5 years. 17 year old Olatunji Johnson Adeyanju - known as 'TJ' - was taken to Kings College Hospital after the collision in March last year on Deptford Church Street and died later the same evening.

Following the collision Normah drove away before turning round at traffic lights and returning to the scene, stopping opposite where TJ was lying before driving away once again.

He was arrested and later charged with causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of an accident.