A woman driver caused a serious accident when she pulled out at an intersection and hit another car, leaving a passenger with a cracked liver.
Jackie Ashaa, 39, was driving a Ford Galaxy when she drove into a Mazda from an intersection in Newborough, near Burton.
Her Galaxy overturned when it crashed into a Mazda CX5. Ashaa of Rook Avenue, Burton, escaped with minor injuries. The Mazda driver was slightly injured, but the passenger s liver ruptured, a court heard.
Ashaa’s has now appeared before Cannock Magistrates’ Court, where she pleaded guilty after the accident at the intersection of Pipey Lane, Duffield Lane and the A515, Newborough, on August 26, 2019, without driving due care and attention.
The court heard that Ashaa was driving her Ford Galaxy on Pipey Lane in Newborough towards Duffield Lane at 9:40 a.m. that morning.
At this point a Mazda CX5 was driving on the A515 towards the Eland Lodge Equestrian Center.
Ashaa was approaching the crossroads and couldn’t see the Mazda driving on the A515.
The court heard that the defendant drove out of the intersection and crashed into the Mazda.
As a result of the impact, the Ford Galaxy overturned and both vehicles were potential loss as they were badly damaged.
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The Mazda driver was slightly injured. However, the passenger sustained a more serious injury that resulted in a rupture in his liver, the court was told.
West Midlands Ambulance Service and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service were both called to the scene.
A fire department spokesman told Staffordshire Live at the time of the crash that rescue crews were called and a woman was cut from a vehicle. A woman was rescued from the crash and taken to the hospital, it was said at the time.
At that time there were delays in clearing the area. Traffic and travel website Inrix reported that the road was partially closed in both directions, affecting traffic between Yoxall and Draycott in the Clay.
Ashaa was fined £ 80 and sentenced to pay £ 85 court costs and a sacrifice surcharge of £ 30. Your license was confirmed with six penalty points.
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