According to the Police, a woman has been convicted of dangerous driving. This comes after a collision that occurred on the A27 in Worthing on November 19, 2016, which resulted in two people sustaining injuries. The 56-year old Beverly Thomas who resides in Ladies Mile Road in Brighton plead guilty to the charges of dangerous driving and driving with a revoked licenses when she appeared before Worthing magistrates on June 23.
This information comes from a police report and police spokesperson also stated that she’d received an eight-week prison sentence which was suspended for two years and she had also been disqualified from driving for two years after which she would be required to undergo an intensive drivers test before being granted another license.
Speaking about the November incident, Sergeant Rob Baldwin who works with the Sussex and Surrey road policing unit stated that from the information gathered, it seems Ms Thomas had accidentally joined the A27 which was headed west to Arundel before deciding to turn her car around in the Coach and Horses public house’s car park. He explains that she then went on to exit on the wrong side of the road and tried to drive across the A27 by passing through a gap in the central reservation. This was illegal as shown by the ‘No Entry signs. One car was forced to brake sharply to avoid hitting her but a Ford Focus, which was driving in the outside lane, couldn’t avoid colliding with her resulting in both drivers sustain injuries.
Baldwin also explains that while they were investigating the crash, they also realised that Ms Thomas had had her license revoked by the DVLA earlier in the year and thus shouldn’t have been driving in the first place. If you know anyone who is driving without a valid license, get in touch with Sussex Police.