A person has been sentenced to greater than 4 years in jail for inflicting the loss of life of a girl whereas driving below the affect of medicine.
Matthew Jones was sentenced on Wednesday at Newport Crown Court.
The 32-year-old had pleaded responsible to at least one rely of inflicting loss of life by driving with out due care and a focus whereas unfit by means of medicine.
Nuria Zamel Casino – the entrance seat passenger – was injured within the collision in Caerphilly and later died in hospital.
Jones was given a complete custodial sentence of 4 years and 4 months, and ordered to pay a £228 surcharge.
He was additionally disqualified from driving for eight years and two months.
The collision befell on the A472 between Crumlin and Hafodyrynys at about 3.50am on Saturday 14 January.
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PC Gerwyn Harris, from Gwent Police, referred to as Jones’s actions “reckless and selfish”.
He mentioned Ms Casino, 28, was a “young woman who had her whole life ahead of her”.
“There are no excuses for deciding to drive after taking drugs – it can have devastating impact on others as seen in this case,” he added.
“Our thoughts continue to be with Nuria’s family at this time.”