our motorists concerned in a deadly high-speed race have been warned they face lengthy jail phrases after they have been all discovered responsible of inflicting dying by harmful driving.
Jurors at Lincoln Crown Courtroom have been advised Keelan Tuke, Josh Dobb, Keigan Launder and Riley Duncombe drove at “merely silly” speeds on the A16 at Utterby, Lincolnshire, and have been collectively accountable for killing 20-year-old Denii Reynolds.
Tuke, who was within the lead automobile with Ms Reynolds as his front-seat passenger, advised the court docket he had no reminiscence of the crash and denied realizing whether or not his driving was harmful or not.
The 21-year-old’s co-defendants all blamed Tuke for inflicting the crash by clipping a kerb in his Citroen C1 and hitting an oncoming Vauxhall Corsa, fatally injuring Ms Reynolds and leaving its driver with severe accidents.
A custodial sentence of some appreciable size is inevitable on this case, however I’ll give them that point (on bail) to type out their affairs
Dobb, 21, Launder, 23, and Duncombe, 19, all stayed on the scene of the crash and known as the emergency providers on the evening of October 26 2021.
Tuke, of Grafton Road, Grimsby; Duncombe, of Thesiger Stroll, Grimsby; Launder, of Louth Highway, Grimsby; and Dobb, of Hadleigh Highway, Immingham, have been discovered responsible on Monday.
In addition to being unanimously convicted of inflicting dying by harmful driving, they have been additionally discovered responsible of inflicting severe harm to the Corsa’s driver whereas they have been driving dangerously.
Choose James Home KC granted bail to all 4 defendants till a sentencing listening to on November 24.
He advised them: “I’m adjourning your case – that’s to permit for the preparation of pre-sentence reviews and in addition sufferer affect statements.
“A custodial sentence of some appreciable size is inevitable on this case, however I’ll give them that point (on bail) to type out their affairs.
“I grant you all bail on the identical phrases as earlier than. It’s essential to perceive that that’s no indication as to the type of sentence that I need to impose.”