A woman has been sentenced to 200 hours community service and banned from driving for three years after pleading guilty to causing death by careless driving.
Sharon Nobinger, aged 44 years from Mayflower Ave, Saxmundham appeared in court on Tuesday 18 November to receive her sentencing following a road traffic collision in March 2014 where a man died.
Police were called to the scene of the collision on the A12 at Carlton at approximately 7.10pm on Wednesday 26 March 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 sadly pronounced deceased at the scene.
Sharon 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 countyâ€™s roads.â€