Three years in jail for Dagenham biker who killed friend in crash

Levi Douglas, 21, has been jailed for three years and four months for causing the death of a motorbi

Levi Douglas, 21, has been jailed for three years and four months for causing the death of a motorbike passenger after a crash in Dagenham. Picture: Met Police. - Credit: Archant

A biker who killed his friend in a crash has been sentenced to more than three years behind bars.

Sean Thake was a father-of-two.

Sean Thake was a father-of-two. - Credit: Archant

Levi Douglas, 21, was handed the jail term at Southwark Crown Court yesterday after the bike he was riding with passenger Sean Thake collided with a minibus in Wood Lane, Dagenham. Mr Thake, a 22-year-old father of two from Dagenham, died at the scene on April 29 last year.

Douglas was jailed for causing death by dangerous driving. He was handed an additional four months for possessing class A drugs with intent to supply, after earlier pleading guilty to both offences.

Charges of possession of an offensive weapon and aggravated vehicle taking were ordered to lie on file.

Douglas was also disqualified from driving for three years and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £170.


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