Footage shows lorry driver run red light before killing mother and daughter on crossing


Harrowing dashcam footage shows the final moments of a mother and her six-year-old daughter before they were run over and killed by a lorry driver outside Iceland.

Seconds later Neville Fletcher’s HGV struck Zena Jackson, 43, and Cidalia Mendez-Jackson after he skipped a red light at a pedestrian crossing outside the store.

A court heard Cidalia was hit as she was being taught the green cross code by her mother, who tried to push the schoolgirl clear of the lorry but to no avail. 

Fletcher, 55, admitted two counts of causing death by careless driving and was yesterday jailed for 14 months.

Speaking after the sentencing, Ms Jackson’s daughter Sadie Jackson, criticised Fletcher’s jail term, saying he would be out by next Christmas.

She said: ‘On the one hand I want to hate Neville Fletcher and on the other I want to forgive him but I’m somewhere in the middle right now

‘I hugged his wife…


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