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2021.10.25 11:20

Lithuanian killer driver flew in national competition while hiding from British police

LRT.lt2021.10.25 11:20

Despite being wanted by the British police, a man competed in a flying competition in Lithuania, BBC reported on Friday.

Vytautas Kiminius was convicted in February 2020 of killing Rachel Radwell by dangerous driving. He cut a corner on a blind bend near Peterborough in November 2018, crashing head-on into a vehicle driven by a 46-year-old veterinary nurse.

He fled the UK with his family shortly after the trial.

In July 2020, while on the run, he participated in a national flying competition in Lithuania. Three months later, he handed himself to the British police and began his prison term.

On October 20, Kiminius was sentenced for further offences, including conspiracy to handle stolen goods, taking his total jail sentence to more than 12 years, according to the BBC.

Kiminius' latest court hearing was informed that the Range Rover he was driving at the time of the fatal crash was stolen six weeks earlier.

The British Police found evidence of four other stolen vehicles when searching addresses linked to Kiminius.

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