Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

A Survivor of the Crash That Killed His Girlfriend, Their Unborn Baby and His Sister Has Expressed Outrage over What He Says Is an Inadequate Jail Sentence for the Driver Responsible. This Is Jesse Sims,COs Raw Account of That Tragedy and His Views on the Justice System He Labels ,C[pounds Sterling]a Complete joke,CO,CO

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

A Survivor of the Crash That Killed His Girlfriend, Their Unborn Baby and His Sister Has Expressed Outrage over What He Says Is an Inadequate Jail Sentence for the Driver Responsible. This Is Jesse Sims,COs Raw Account of That Tragedy and His Views on the Justice System He Labels ,C[pounds Sterling]a Complete joke,CO,CO

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AT roughly 5.30am, I was lying on the road 25km outside of Miriam Vale fighting for my life and covered head to toe in my sisterCOs blood incapable of moving. The only noise I could hear was the mentally scarring screaming of my pregnant girlfriend, 18, dying in the back seat of the car after our car collided with two utilities, due to a lack of common sense.

Justin Mathew Colthup was the driver. My little sister was in the front passenger seat, my five-month pregnant girlfriend sat behind the front passenger and I sat behind the driver Co Justin.

On March 25, Justin Colthup was charged for dangerous driving causing death and grievous bodily harm; he was sentenced to four years imprisonment, eligible for parole after 11 months. Does that seem fair? Does that sound like justice? Due to a complete lack of common sense my sister, 16, my girlfriend and my unborn son were killed and I was left fighting for my life.

ItCOs common sense that if youCOre tired you pull over and you sleep, no matter what the circumstances are. …

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