Sheffield man facing prison after admitting causing death by dangerous driving

A 58-year-old Sheffield man is now facing the prospect of a prison sentence, after he admitted causing death by dangerous driving during a court hearing.

Friday, 24th June 2022, 4:27 pm
Updated Friday, 24th June 2022, 4:28 pm

Kwao Frimpong, of Pedley Close, Westfield, pleaded guilty to the offence during a plea hearing held at Sheffield Crown Court on Friday, June 24.

The charge relates to a fatal crash which took place on the A618 Pleasley Road, between Whiston and Aughton, on March 9 last year and caused the death of a man in his 60s.

Frimpong is due to be sentenced for the offence, during a hearing which has been scheduled to take place at Sheffield Crown Court on Friday, September 9.

Kwao Frimpong, of Pedley Close, Westfield, pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous driving during a plea hearing held at Sheffield Crown Court on Friday, June 24.

The Sentencing Council’s sentencing guidelines state that causing death by dangerous driving carries a maximum sentence of 14 years, with a range of two-five years’ custody for the least serious level of dangerous driving, and seven-14 years for the most serious cases.