‘Terrible crash left innocent young women fighting for their lives’

The Ford Fiesta Kate and Beth were travelling in
The Ford Fiesta Kate and Beth were travelling in

Police have today released these shocking pictures from the scene of a collision in which two teenage girls suffered life-changing injuries.

Beth Tyson and Kate Hunter, who were both 18 at the time of the collision on the A46 at Middle Rasen in December 2013, were travelling in a Ford Fiesta when it was hit head on by Adam Hill, who was driving his Audi A6 on the wrong side of the road.

Adam Hill's Audi after the crash

Adam Hill's Audi after the crash

Today, Monday July 20, Hill, now aged 35, of Grimsby Road, Caistor, appeared before Lincoln Crown Court and was sentenced to 15 months imprisonment on each of two charges of causing serious injury by dangerous driving. The sentences will be served concurrently.

He was also disqualified from driving for three years. At the end of the driving ban he must pass an extended driving test before regaining his licence.

Constable Mark Brown of the Collision Investigation Team said, “This was a terrible heavy impact crash that left two innocent young women fighting for their lives.

“Both survived but will have to cope with the legacy of their serious injuries for the rest of their lives. Adam Hill has gone to prison for 15 months, he will be able to reflect on the manner of his driving that night whilst serving his sentence.”

The Ford Fiesta Kate and Beth were travelling in

The Ford Fiesta Kate and Beth were travelling in

Read the full report from court today here

Adam Hill's Audi after the crash

Adam Hill's Audi after the crash