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Phone driver jailed for killing two policemen

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A Swiss woman has been jailed for two and a half years for killing two French policemen in a road accident 2 years ago. The 34 year old woman was sending a text message as she drove down a motorway at 180 km/h with her children in the back seat. She ploughed into a police van, killing two officers and seriously injuring two others. The driver had just driven 1300 km from Spain and had only passed her driving test 3 months earlier. In addition to the prison sentence, she was fined €1300 and has been banned from driving for 5 years.

Contributed by Ian Scott, from WRG FM website.