All posts tagged: 101mph

Killer driver who mowed student down in 101mph is back behind bars | UK | News

Killer driver who mowed student down in 101mph is back behind bars | UK | News

A killer driver freed early from prison after mowing down a student in a 101mph street race is back behind bars for a string of motoring offences. Rebecca McManus, 21, was at a bus stop on her way to a hen party when Sukvinder Mannan ploughed into her while racing his car “like a scene from The Fast and The Furious.” Her childhood friend Harriet Barnsley spent three months in a coma after the horror crash in Bearwood, Birmingham, on May 31, 2014. Mannan was racing at 101mph along a 40mph limit street when he lost control of his powerful Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. During his trial, the court heard Mannan used the road as a “private race track”. Sales rep Mannan also failed a drink-drive test after the crash and smelled of alcohol but later refused to take a second test. He admitted causing death by dangerous driving and causing serious injury and was jailed for eight years and banned from driving for ten years. Mannan was released in 2019 after serving half his sentence …