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Jade Clark death crash driver Brian Hampton jailed for six years

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Jade Clark death crash driver Brian Hampton jailed for six years

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    Brian Hampton is on trial for perverting the course of justice in the crash which claimed the life of Ringwood teenager Jade Clark.
  • The 58-year-old denies the charge which dates between February 24 and March 22 this year.
  • He has previously pleaded guilty to death by careless driving, driving a Volvo XC90 on two occasions whilst disqualified and driving without insurance.
  • Jade, 16, died from head injuries when she was knocked off her scooter on the A31 between the Verwood slip road and the Ashley Heath roundabout on February 24.
  • The trial is being held at Bournemouth Crown Court and is due to last between four and five days.
  • Simon Jones prosecutes and Pierce Wauchope represents Hampton.

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