Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Drunken driving is ‘careless’

Isn’t it marvellous that you can be drunk, run down and kill a child on his bicycle, and still only be regarded as careless. And a careless driver will soon be re-united with his driving licence after a short period of disqualification.

The family of a cyclist killed in a crash with a suspected drink-driver in Oxfordshire have paid tribute to him.

Thomas Kahl, 18, from Kidlington, was declared dead at the scene on the A4620 Banbury Road near Thrupp, Kidlington, on 10 July.

The 54-year-old male driver of the car was held on suspicion of causing death by careless driving while under the influence of alcohol.