Saturday, 19 December 2009

Anatomy of a fatal crash

Every serious road crash has an investigating officer assigned to it, and this one was to be hers. After a quick brief from a colleague on the scene, she made "a bee-line" for the van driver.

Her memory of their first encounter is very clear. "He was with another officer sitting in a police car. I remember getting into the car
and immediately smelling alcohol.

The drunk killer driver was banned from the roads for just four years.