BREAKING: Father of police minister is discovered GUILTY of a deadly hit and run whereas twice drink driving – after claiming he was ‘SLEEPWALKING’ when he ran over scientist
The 72-year-old father of a former police minister has didn’t persuade a courtroom he was sleepwalking when he killed a scientist in successful and run accident whereas over the authorized alcohol restrict.
Ken Grant, a former police officer and father of former NSW police minister Troy Grant, was discovered responsible of inflicting the demise of Tony Greenfield at Bolwarra on November 30, 2019.
He additionally led police on a pursuit after the accident and after he was stopped returned a blood alcohol stage of twice the authorized restrict.
Ken Grant (pictured) is on trial for allegedly hitting and killing scientist Tony Greenfield whereas sleepwalking late 2019
Mr Greenfield (pictured) was allegedly hit and killed in automobile accident the place driver was sleepwalking, a courtroom has heard
The Newcastle District Courtroom decide John Hatzistergos rejected Mr Grant’s declare he was in a ‘somnambulistic state’ and was not driving voluntarily on the time of the deadly accident.
Mr Grant had pleaded not responsible to harmful driving occasioning demise, failing to cease and help after impression inflicting demise.