4×4 driver who killed cyclist walks free

Hornchurch

A pensioner who killed a cyclist after her 4×4 rammed his bike into the kerb has been spared jail after a judge heard she has fostered 35 children. Joan Martino, 71, hit 58-year-old Christopher Holt in her blue Toyota Rav 4 on the busy Rainham Road, Hornchurch, Essex, during the morning rush hour on 11 May 2016. Mr Holt, who was wearing a high vis jacket survived the initial collision with severe injuries, but died four days later in hospital…

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