A bus driver who deliberately knocked a cyclist down in
Bristol using his bus "as a weapon" has been jailed.
Gavin Hill, 29, of Frome, previously pleaded guilty to dangerous driving and
causing grievous bodily harm.
Bristol Crown Court heard that after an altercation, Hill deliberately
knocked Phillip Mead off his bike by swerving the bus into his path.
Sentencing Hill to 17 months in jail, Judge Mark Horton said his action "was
not an accident".
"You used the bus as a weapon to bully and intimidate Mr Mead," he added.
Hill was told he would serve half his sentence before being considered for
release on licence.Continued to argue
The court was told the incident started on the morning of 5 April 2011 when
Hill had driven too close to Mr Mead on the nearby St James Barton
Moments later the bus stopped outside Bristol Magistrates' Court and Mr Mead
propped his bike a
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Tags: bus, driver, nutter, cyclist
Location: England, United Kingdom (UK/GB) (load item map)
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