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Pensioner sentenced to four years imprisonment after knocking down and killing a toddler

20 Mar 17

John Place, aged 72, from Sutton Coldfield, has been sentenced to four years in prison after knocking down and killing a girl, aged 3, as she walked over a pedestrian crossing last summer.

Place was handed the sentence at Birmingham Crown Court today (20/03) after he hit Poppy-Arabella Rose Clarke with his Volkswagen Passat as she pushed her bike across Chester Road in Boldmere on Wednesday 6th July. The traffic lights were on red at the time and…


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