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Jail for 130kph driver who smashed teen’s car in half

Ann Evans
Ann Evans

A dangerous driver who killed a teenage motorist in a crash which split her car in half has been jailed for six years.

Kuba Oles, 25, was speeding at a minimum of 80mph (130kph) when his Audi A6 smashed into Georgie Ann Evans's Ford Fiesta in Dudley, West Midlands, on October 27.

Ms Evans, 18, died instantly in the crash while Oles suffered only minor leg injuries and fled the scene.

The Pole, who lived on Wolverhampton Road, Dudley, was arrested the following day after being traced to his home address.

Speaking after Oles pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous driving at Wolverhampton Crown Court, PC Alan Wood said: "We know that nothing can ever bring Georgie back but we are pleased today that Oles has received a strong sentence for his crime and has been taken off the streets.

"His driving on this day was extraordinarily dangerous and inevitably put other road users in peril.

"During police interviews he attempted to blame Georgie for being an in experienced driver and pulling out too slowly. That was proved in court to be completely false and Oles was described as a dangerous person who posed a significant risk of causing the public harm."

Oles was also disqualified from driving for 14 years and sentenced to nine months in prison, to run concurrently, for another dangerous driving offence committed on October 1.

Ms Evans's family said in a statement: "We give our thanks to the justice system for handing down the sentence they were able to.

"Unfortunately we are paying the ultimate sentence - the loss of our daughter."