6 months driving ban for Southport mum Joanne Jackson after fatal accident

Joanne Jackson, of Linaker Street, Southport, admitted a charge of opening a car door so as to injure or endanger a person at Wirral magistrates’ court on Thursday.

The charge relates to a cycling accident that happened in Linaker Street, Southport, on January 23rd 2014 when she opened a car door which caused a cyclist to fall off his bike and suffer fatal head injuries.

Cyclist Robert Hamilton, a retired lecturer from Southport died after hitting his head on the ground.

She was banned from driving for six months and fined £305.

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