Man pleads guilty to causing death of his wife in A21 crash

The scales of justice
The scales of justice

The husband of a woman who was killed in a head-on collision on the A21 last year has pleaded guilty to causing her death.

Pamela Gargaro, 73, from Kent, died following the crash at Kent Street, near Sedlescombe, on June 1, 2016.

Lewis Gargaro, 75, of Cobdown Close, Aylesford, Kent, pleaded guilty to causing her death due to driving without due care and attention, when he appeared before Hastings Magistrates’ Court on January 11.

He was fined £600 and banned from driving for three years.

The couple were travelling in a red Chevrolet Aveo when it was in collision with a silver Citroen C3 Picasso. Mrs Gargaro was pronounced dead at the scene, while Mr Gargaro was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with serious injuries.

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