Man jailed following fatal M11 crash near Saffron Walden

Christopher Jones, who has been jailed for three years

Christopher Jones, who has been jailed for three years - Credit: Archant

A man has been jailed for three years and banned from driving for five after causing the death of an off-duty police officer on the M11 near Saffron Walden last year.

Jonathan Bull

Jonathan Bull - Credit: Image by Rebecca Douglas Photography - www.rebeccadouglas.co.uk

Christopher Jones, 42, of Halfway Street, Sidcup, Kent, appeared at Chelmsford Crown Court on Friday, May 13, for sentencing after he admitted causing the death of Met officer Jonathan Bull by dangerous driving at a hearing on April 11.

Mr Bull, 47, of Chatham, Kent, died when three vehicles were in collision on the northbound M11 between junctions 8 and 9 on Friday, March 20, 2015.

Jones was the driver of a Volkswagen Transport van which was in collision with Mr Bull’s Ford Focus and a Volkswagen Golf.


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