A 36-year-old Bridgwater man is to be sentenced on Thursday (1 November) at Taunton Crown Court, following the death of a woman in collision on the A39 earlier this year.

Joel Wheeler of Grange Close, Cannington, admitted causing death by dangerous driving and three counts of causing serious injury on 17 February, following the collision near to Greenway Garage on the Quantock Road near Bridgwater.

Katie Whyte, aged 34, a passenger in a Ford Ka, which was in collision with a Subaru Impreza being driven by Wheeler, was seriously injured in the incident and sadly died three days later.

Wheeler appeared at Taunton Crown Court on 3 September, when he admitted to charges of dangerous driving and the three counts of causing serious injury.

The sentencing is listed for 2pm at the court and  the collision investigator, Dai Nicholas, will be attended the sentencing.


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