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Funeral Director Sentenced Over Death Of 76 year Old

Funeral Director  Sentenced Over Death Of 76 year Old

1:58pm 16th February 2010
(Updated 2:40pm 16th February 2010)

A funeral director from Buckingham's been sentenced this afternoon after the car he was driving - with only a provisional licence - killed  a pedestrian from Aylesbury.

43 year-old Darrin Brooks - from Western Avenue - had admitted charges including causing death while driving unlicensed.

Aylesbury Crown Court heard how 76 year-old Isobel Surridge - who died in the accident - had stepped out in front of another car earlier in the day last September.

Mr Brooks received 160 hours community service, was disquailified from driving for a year and ordered to pay 75 pounds in costs.

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