Mansfield man who fled after road accident at ‘real risk of custodial sentence’

A Mansfield man who was uninsured and banned from driving when he collided with another vehicle before driving off is at “real risk of a custodial sentence,” a court has heard.
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Kyle Gregg, aged 35, of Bamford Drive, Mansfield, admitted failing to stop after an accident, possession of a class B drug, driving without insurance and while disqualified, and refusing to provide a specimen, when he appeared at Mansfield Magistrates Court, on Tuesday.

The court heard the offences happened on Mappleton Drive on March 16.

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Alexis Mercer, prosecuting, said the offences put him in breach of a community order imposed for affray.

Mansfield Magistrates court, Rosemary Street.Mansfield Magistrates court, Rosemary Street.
Mansfield Magistrates court, Rosemary Street.

"He is in real risk of a custodial sentence," she said. "It may be best to commit the case to the crown court."

Gregg’s solicitor had no observations to make.

A probation report was ordered and the case was committed for sentence at Nottingham Crown Court, on May 28.

An interim driving disqualification was also imposed.