Terrifying moment as sports car driver races through red light and nearly hits child on bike crossing road revealed as viewers are furious he evaded jail
- Jody New pleaded guilty to careless driving at Swindon Magistrates’ Court
- Swindon Police shared the clip of New almost colliding with the cyclist
- Opinions on social media were outraged that he avoided jail time for the incident
This is the terrifying moment when a sports car ran a red light and nearly hit a child crossing the road on his bicycle.
Jody New, 45 years old Harbor Close, Swindon, pleaded guilty to careless driving during a hearing at Swindon Magistrates’ Court on October 7.
Swindon police posted a clip of him racing through the traffic lights on social media on Facebook and said he had been fined £307 by the police.
Social media viewers were outraged that the driver avoided jail time for nearly knocking and possibly killing the cyclist.
This is the terrifying moment a sports car ran through a red light and nearly hit a kid crossing the road on their bike
The dashcam footage shows a car moving slowly towards the traffic lights as they switch from green, to orange, to red
Before the second cyclist reached the other side, a silver convertible raced through the intersection before turning quickly right
The teenager managed to brake in time and dodged the car that was coming towards the intersection at high speed
Social media viewers were outraged that the driver avoided jail time for nearly knocking and possibly killing the cyclist
The dashcam footage shows a car slowly moving towards the traffic lights as they switch from green to orange to red.
Two young cyclists tried to cross the road, one of them reached the other side.
Before the second cyclist crossed the road, the silver convertible hurtled through the lights and quickly turned right.
The teenager managed to brake in time and dodged the car that came at high speed towards the intersection.