Dad cleared of running over and killing pedestrian to protect his son

A father has been cleared of causing death by dangerous driving after killing a man who was being abusive to children.

Scott Hamshire, 39, got a call from his son to say that there was a man running around their estate in Rainham, Essex, who was also being threatening.

The man, later identified as Andrew Huston, 54, smelled of alcohol, was staggering and had slurred speech. One witness told him to ‘go home and put the kettle on’.

But when Mr Hamshire arrived and tried...
source: Metro

2019-12-03 10:00
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