Drink-driver jailed over death crash

Yorkshire Post - - NEWS -

A drunken Mercedes driver, who mowed down a cou­ple on a date – leav­ing one dead and the other in a coma – has been jailed for six years and eight months.

Ion Toader, 34, downed seven shots of cherry brandy, had a row with his girl­friend and then ig­nored pleas not to get be­hind the wheel.

Self-em­ployed Toader had reached speeds of up to 64mph on Willes­den High Road in Lon­don.

Ron­ald Car­de­nas, 32, died and his date Ruxan­dra Zavoianu, 28, suf­fered mul­ti­ple in­juries.

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