Skoda person causes devastation

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Nurse, 38, who was on her mobile when she caused fatal M1 crash and then deleted her call records is jailed for five years

Christy George, 38, made calls as she drove to work along M1 in Leicestershire and then tried to cover it up

She crashed into a beer lorry, which was sent across central reservation and killed Murray Simpson, 48

Liese Bowers-Straw, 47, broke her neck in two places, tore her hips and stomach and suffered brain injuries

Police have released shocking images of the crash scene to highlight dangers of using a mobile at the wheel


20 September 2016

This is the shocking aftermath of a fatal motorway smash published for the first time today to highlight the dangers of using a mobile phone behind the wheel.

The horror crash was caused by Christy George, 38, who made calls to her friend and husband as she drove to work along the M1 in Leicestershire and then deleted her call log to try to cover it up.

As a result, she lost control of her Skoda and swerved towards the central reservation and collided with a lorry carrying Carlsberg beer.

The impact resulted in the HGV crossing the central reservation where it ploughed into a BMW killing Murray Simpson, 48, from London.

George, from Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, was jailed for five years after she was found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving at Leicester Crown Court in July.

She was also convicted of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and perverting the course of justice after she tried to delete her call log to cover her tracks.

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