A BOURNEMOUTH man has been fined by the courts for driving a BMW without due care and attention in a north Dorset village.

Mikhil Hoinkes, aged 31 and of Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, was alleged to have been behind the wheel of the motor vehicle in High Street, Spetisbury, on April 17 when the incident took place.

The defendant pleaded guilty to charges of driving without due care and attention, failing to stop after a road accident and failing to report an accident when being the driver of a vehicle involved at a Weymouth Magistrates’ Court hearing on June 7.

He was fined £614 and ordered to pay a £61 surcharge and £110 costs.

His driving record was endorsed with six points.