Six-month ban for uninsured driver who collided with another car

An uninsured driver who collided with another car and then fled the scene has been hit with a six-month road ban and large court bill.

Friday, 4th September 2020, 2:30 pm
Atherleigh Way

An uninsured driver who collided with another car then fled the scene has been hit with a six-month road ban and large court bill.

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Matthew Emmison, 36, of Defiance Street, Atherton, appeared before Wigan justices to admit being at the wheel of a BMW 118i which damaged another vehicle on Atherleigh Way then drove off without reporting it to the police.

He pleaded guilty to careless driving, failing to stop after an accident and having neither insurance nor a valid licence. Emmison was ordered to pay fines, court costs and a victim services surcharge totalling £690.