Motorist drank alcohol and took cocaine before killing Lewis Knapp in tragic hit and run

Motorist drank alcohol and took cocaine before killing Lewis Knapp in tragic hit and run
 

A driver has been jailed for four-and-a-half years after causing the death of a young man in a hit-and-run. Lewis Knapp, from Boldon, was making his way home from a nightclub on Good Friday last year with friends when he was struck by a Vauxhall Vectra car driven by Connor Emms.
Newcastle Crown court heard how Emms, then 20, carried on driving and only handed himself in to police hours later after discovering the 20-year-old victim had died.
Bridie Smurfwaite, prosecuting, told the court how Mr Knapp was walking along Anderson Street in South Shields with a group of friends and his partner... read more

 
8 January 2018 in Regional North East, Views: 27
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