Pen­sioner fined for caus­ing crash

The Oban Times - - NEWS -

A LOCHGILP­HEAD man who pled guilty to over­tak­ing a car caus­ing a on­com­ing ve­hi­cle to end up in a ditch was given a £400 fine at Oban Sher­iff Court on Mon­day.

John MacPhee, 71, of 2 Dun Mor Av­enue, Lochgilp­head, said he made an ‘er­ror of judge­ment’ on April 14 on the A816 near Knipoch.

Sher­iff Ruth An­der­son QC said that while she was not tak­ing away MacPhee’s li­cence, she wanted Mr MacPhee to take more time when driv­ing.

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