Driver guilty of M1 triple fatal crash
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M1 triple fatal crash: Coach driver Alan Peters found guilty

A 78-year-old coach driver has been found guilty of killing three men and seriously injuring their friend after ploughing into a car on the M1.

Alan Peters, of Gravesend, Kent, crashed the coach into the Audi, which had its hazard lights flashing on the hard shoulder in Bedfordshire.

Audi driver Allan Evans, 59, Nathan Reeves, 23, and Tom Aldridge, 20, died.

At Luton Crown Court Peters was found guilty of causing three deaths and serious injury by dangerous driving.

Judge Richard Foster said it was a "tragic case" and a custodial sentence was "certain".

  • 16 Nov 2016
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