Sharon Nobinger sentenced to 200 hours community service after pleading guilty to causing the death of Adrian Klein by careless driving on the A12 at Carlton

Police have been called to a crash on the A146 at Thurton.

Police have been called to a crash on the A146 at Thurton. - Credit: ©Archant Photographic 2010

A driver has been sentenced to 200 hours community service and banned for driving for three years after pleading guilty to causing death by careless driving,

Sharon Nobinger, 44,from Mayflower Ave, Saxmundham appeared in court yesterday to receive her sentencing following a crash in March 2014 where a motorcyclist died.

Police were called to the accident scene on the A12 at Carlton at about 7.10pm on Wednesday March 26 by the Ambulance service who reported there had been a collision between a Peugeot car and Suzuki motorcycle.

The male motorcyclist, 39 year old Adrian Klein from Yoxford was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Nobinger was arrested at the scene and later charged with causing death by careless driving.

Speaking after sentencing Sergeant Bob Patterson from the Serious Collision Investigation Team said: “This was a tragic incident where a man lost his life. Sharon Nobinger had been pulling out of a junction onto the A12 at Carlton in her car when she was in collision with the motorcycle being ridden by Adrian Klein.

“A full collision investigation was carried out by the Serious Collison Investigation Team. The findings were put before the Crown Prosecution Service and a decision to charge with death by careless driving was made.

“This case highlights the need to reiterate the message to all motorists to think bike when they are driving on the county’s roads.”

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