Friends jailed over double fatal A52 race crash

Bramcote residents will recall this tragedy and the aftermath, including Tony Smith’s petition to introduce traffic calming measures. Many previous associated articles can be read here.

Today, the two survivors were jailed for their part in this reckless act. The following is taken from the Nottingham Post – click here for the full article.

The four men were in two cars racing each other at “frightening” speeds on the A52 near Nottingham, a court heard.
One of the cars, a Honda, smashed through a central reservation and into the path of an oncoming lorry, killing Gurdip Singh Kareer, 41, and driver Kyle O’Connor, 22, instantly.
Latham Wilbraham and Kyle Bennett, in the other car, were both given six year jail terms at Nottingham Crown Court.

About Sue Sambells

Editor of Bramcote Today. Chair of Nottinghamshire Neighbourhood Watch (NottsWatch). Lead Coordinator for RVR, Bramcote - Neighbourhood Watch Scheme
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1 Response to Friends jailed over double fatal A52 race crash

  1. Ian Blakeley says:

    A long driving ban at the end of sentences would not have gone amiss in my opinion.

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