Death crash driver jailed

Kent Messenger Maidstone - - NEWS -

A drink-driver was seen on the wrong side of the road in Har­ri­et­sham be­fore killing a young woman later that night in a hor­ror crash.

Ion Rusu, 25, had been drink­ing whisky and smok­ing cannabis be­fore he was spot­ted zig-zag­ging across the M20.

His Peu­geot 206 hit Mo­hini Arora’s hired BMW 220D. Miss Arora, also 25, died at the scene.

Rusu, who was al­most three times the drink-drive limit, was jailed for six years.

Maid­stone Crown Court heard he drove off af­ter the tragedy at about 9.50pm on Novem­ber 13 last year on the M20 near Folke­stone.

Rusu, from Gilling­ham, ad­mit­ted caus­ing death by dan­ger­ous driv­ing and drink-driv­ing and was dis­qual­i­fied for eight years.

Pic­ture: Kent Po­lice

Ion Rusu

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