Tag : bethany jones

BREAKING: Mini-bus driver sentenced following death of Leeds Student

4 years ago / 0 comments

Mini-bus driver James Johnson was sentenced today to six years and eight months in prison, after causing the death of University of Leeds student Bethany Jones in a motorway accident last year. First-year nursing student Jones was travelling on the mini-bus as part of a hen-night, when it collided with … Read More

Lorry driver in M62 crash: “I never drive careless”

4 years ago / 0 comments

The lorry driver on trial for causing the death of Leeds student Bethany Jones in a motorway accident has spoken  out in court. First-year nursing student Jones was riding the mini-bus on a hen-night when they collided with a lorry. She died from her injuries. Kevin Ollerhead, 43, was asked by … Read More

Sister of minibus crash victim blames the driver

4 years ago / 0 comments

Amy Firth, the sister of Bethany Jones – the Leeds student killed in a car accident last year, has said that the driver’s ‘idiotic actions’ were to blame for her death. The jury at Leeds Crown Court heard her statement criticise minibus driver, James Johnson. The statements were read out … Read More

M62 crash victim remembered

5 years ago / 0 comments

The funeral of Leeds University student Bethany Jones was held today at St Joseph’s Church in South Elmsall.

M62 crash victim confirmed as first year nursing student

6 years ago / 0 comments

A woman who was killed in a road collision on Friday has been confirmed as 18-year-old Bethany Jones, a first year nursing student at the University. The crash happened at approximately 11.30am, when a lorry collided with a minibus on the the M62 near Pontefract. A total of 21 passengers … Read More