Jailed: Dagenham man who crashed stolen car and gave woman life threatening injuries

Ashley Jackson. Picture: Essex Police

Ashley Jackson. Picture: Essex Police - Credit: Essex Police

A Dagenham man has today been sentenced to 38 months in prison for causing a serious crash with a stolen car last year.

Ashley Jackson, 29, of Hunters Hall Road, Dagenham, was driving a stolen Mitsubishi Shogun when he caused a crash that left a women with serious physical and emotional injuries.

On October 31 Jackson was driving on the A12 near Kelvedon when crashed, leaving a woman in her 30s with life threatening injuries.

Jackson appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court and pleaded guilty to all counts.

Det Sgt Adam High from Essex Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “This was a terrible collision with serious consequences for a woman and her family and I hope that it brings some semblance of closure and comfort to the injured party.

“His reckless actions have caused physical and emotional trauma to the victim and we work every day to ensure such incidents happen as infrequently as possible on our roads.”