Ashley Lindo
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Killer driver Ashley Lindo jailed after police pursuit

A Teesside driver who knocked down and killed a boy on a footpath eight years ago is back in jail after he admitted leading police on a high-speed pursuit.

Ashley Lindo, 24, reached speeds of up to 60mph in a 20mph zone, Teesside Crown Court heard.

Lindo, of Orwell Street, Middlesbrough, admitted dangerous driving in the town and was jailed for 18 months.

He spent 18 months in a young offenders' institution after killing Daniel Conroy-Curtin, eight, in 2006.

Daniel died from brain injuries after being hit by a stolen car that Lindo was driving.

Look North's Peter Harris was in court.

  • 28 Jul 2014
  • From the section Tees