Driver gets five years for causing 4 deaths
The Romanian driver was speeding when his car crashed into a vehicle and killed the company of four.24 July 2008
BELGIUM - Leuven magistrates have imposed a five year prison sentence on the young Romanian driver, who killed four people when he crashed his car into another vehicle in Heverlee.
A woman, her daughter and two young friends were killed in the accident.
The 20-year-old Romanian faced charges of involuntary manslaughter caused on the roads and the use of ecstasy.
The accident happened in March when the driver sped at great speed off a secondary road onto a main road in Heverlee. The Romanian's car crashed into a woman's car.
The driver, her daughter and two friends were killed instantly.
Two months after the accident the woman's husband attempted suicide. He sustained serious injuries and later died.
[flandersnews.be / Expatica]
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