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A55 death crash: Lorry driver's 'fatal' sat-nav error

A lorry driver made the "fatal error" of fiddling with his sat-nav just before he killed a father in a crash.

Nicholas Clough failed to see traffic had slowed down for roadworks and hit the vehicle Daren Longden, of Leeds, was in, Caernarfon Crown Court heard.

The crash happened on the A55 near Abergele, Conwy county, in March 2015.

Clough, 36, of Bromborough, Wirral, admitted causing death by dangerous driving and was jailed for three-and-a-half years on Monday.

  • 11 Apr 2016