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Hit-and-run driver who left cyclist for dead banned from driving

Hit-and-run driver who left cyclist for dead banned from driving

Alexander Coombes says he was unaware that he hit cyclist, but pleaded guilty to a string of offences Police tape A driver who hit a cyclist and then left the scene, leaving the rider with serious injuries, has been given a suspended prison sentence, driving ban, community service order and fine. Alexander Coombes hit a cyclist on February 5 2014 on the A29 near Bognor Regis, but did not stop. According to Sussex Police , Coombes was listening to loud music and exceeding the speed limit at the time. The 45-year-old cyclist was left with serious injuries, and has undergone months of rehabilitation and had to have several operations. Coombes’s uninsured blue Renault Megane was left with damage on […]

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