This is why the driver who left a young girl in a coma avoided a jail sentence
The van driver who smashed into teenager Georgia Addy could not be jailed because there was not enough evidence to prove a charge of dangerous driving.
Earlier this week the ECHO told how Georgia, now 16, was only slowly making her way back to health a year after the devastating accident which left her in an induced coma.
We also revealed how her parents were furious that the man who struck Georgia near her home in Burscough as she walked along the pavement received a driving ban and a paltry £550 fine.
Many people who read the story expressed their disbelief at the seemingly light sentence... read more
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