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CCTV Cardiff Hit And Run Mayhem Matthew Tvrdon on 'journey of mayhem'

A hit-and-run driver killed a
mother-of-three after deliberately setting out to hit her and her children like
"skittles", Cardiff Crown Court heard.Matthew Tvrdon, 31, drove his van on a "journey of mayhem" for eight miles
over 30 minutes on 19 October 2012.Karina Menzies, 31, died and 17 others were hurt at five locations in
Cardiff. Tvrdon, who has paranoid schizophrenia, has admitted manslaughter on the
grounds of diminished responsibility and seven counts of attempted murder.During the sentencing the court heard seven children were among those hurt as
Tvrdon drove his white three-tonne Iveco van into them.Tvrdon had deliberately tried to kill at least one adult in each of the five
family groups he targeted, the court was told.Witnesses saw the van veer off the road and straight into the Menzies family.
Ms Menzies pushed her children out of the way before the van hit h



Added: Jun-5-2013 Occurred On: Jun-5-2013
By: anglosaxonwarlord
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Tags: cardiff, hit and run, Murder, mayhem, uk, mental illness
Location: Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom (UK/GB) (load item map)
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