'Reckless' driver jailed after shocking dash cam footage showed him deliberately swerve across road and smash into cyclist

Posted by The King Slayer 2019 years ago in CCTV
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Shocking dash cam footage shows a motorist deliberately swerve across the road to knock a cyclist off his bike.

Ashley Wallace Merrett smashed into the victim on a road in Colchester, Essex, before driving away.

The 30-year-old was jailed for one year and four months today after admitting dangerous driving, actual bodily harm and common assault.

The clip shows him driving into a cycle lane in order to hit the victim, Essex Live reports.

The cyclist, a man in his 30s, was with a friend on North Station Road in Colchester when Merrett braked sharply close by in his Ford Mondeo.

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