A British man has been convicted of fleeing the scene and leaving his girlfriend to die after a traffic accident
Nathan Towers, 33, did not have a driver’s license or insurance and said a friend was driving.
Jess Waterman passed away in hospital shortly after and when she was only three days shy of her 21st birthday.
Nathan Towersa 33-year-old British man, has entered prison after being condemned to four years and three months in prison. The reason is that, on February 19 of last year, he had a traffic accident with his girlfriend and fled the placeabandoning the young woman. Jess Waterman passed away a few hours later in the hospital, when she was only three days shy of her 21st birthday. On the other hand, in the US, a woman lost her life hours after her wedding in an accident.
Towers, what I didn’t have a license driving, has been convicted after causing the death of his partner for reckless driving and for perverting the course of justice and fraud, according to the newspaper ‘Daily Mail’. Nathan himself pleaded guilty to multiple charges when he appeared in court on April 25.
The convicted man, without a driver’s license, blamed a friend
Jess Waterman died shortly after being admitted, she did not even arrive 24 hours after the accident. Once her boyfriend left the scene where the tragic event occurred, in Epping, in the English county of Essex, he called the emergency services.
The fraud for which Nathan has been convicted is because, since he did not have a driver’s license, he offered to false data to one insurance company. And, logically, he did not have a policy or any coverage.
Additionally, after his arrest, Towers told officers that he had purchased the vehicle, a red Mini, a few days before the crash. As if the nonsense were not enough, he also assured that it was a friend who was driving that fateful night.
The officers who went to Nathan’s home found his hidden mobile phone between the bed slats and discovered that the number matched the one used to warn of the collision.
In addition, the Police realized that the washing machine it was in operation when it was already half past one in the morning. In the drum of the appliance was the clothes that he defendant wore when he picked up his partner at his home, as verified in some images captured by the cameras.
After hearing the sentence, the Waterman family stated that “today we have seen some justice for our beloved daughter, but we can never forgive or forget the cool, calm and calculated actions of Nathan Towers”.
Jess’s parents stated that the young woman was “beautiful, vibrant and loving” and that the pain they feel now is “indescribable”, adding that “we would not want anyone to go through this”.
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Convicted for abandoning and letting his 20-year-old girlfriend die after a traffic accident