Ford drive drags woman along road then tries to run her boyfriend over

Horror moment Ford Focus drags woman along the road then tries to knock over her boyfriend as driver is jailed for more than two years

  • Daniel Walmsley was sentenced to two years for causing actual bodily harm 
  • It comes after footage went vial showing his car dragging a woman on the road    
  • Walmsley tried to run the woman’s boyfriend over when he tried to stop him 

This is the moment a Ford Focus driver, who has been jailed for over two years, drags a woman along a road and tired to knock over her boyfriend.     

Daniel Walmsley, 29, was sentenced to two years and one month for causing actual bodily harm and dangerous driving for dragging a woman along a road and then ploughing into her boyfriend in Newcastle. 

Video played at Newcastle Crown Court shows a woman arguing with Walmsley before he reverses and tries to drive away, throwing the woman on the ground, and accelerates towards her boyfriend.   

Investigating officer Detective Constable Phil Hoggins said: ‘Walmsley’s actions were dangerous, reckless and put the lives of innocent people who were enjoying their evening at risk.

‘Using your vehicle as a weapon can have serious consequences and both victims in this case were extremely lucky not to suffer any serious injuries.’

The footage, which was shared thousands of time on social media shows a Ford Focus driver arguing with a woman before he quickly reverses and tries to drive away. 

Shocking CCTV footage went viral showing Ford Focus Driver Daniel Walmsley dragging a woman along a road before trying to run over her boyfriend and hurling him into a lamppost  in Newcastle (pictured)

The woman gets thrown onto the floor and dragged along the road as her boyfriend tries to stop  Walmsley. 

 But Walmsley accelerates towards the protesting boyfriend hurling him acorss the street into a lamppost before he speeds away from the scene. 

The man and woman were unharmed and did not want to be involved with the police investigation.   

Daniel Walmsley (pictured), 29, was sentenced to two years and one month in jail for causing actual bodily harm 

Northumbria Police carried out their inquiries without them, reviewing CCTV, and found evidence of an argument prior to the incident and that the woman had been pushed to the ground by the driver.

After officers identified the driver as Walmsley he admitted causing actual bodily harm and dangerous driving in January. 

As well as his jail sentence he is not allowed to drive for five years and two months.  

 

 

 

   

 

 

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