Media captionThe girls’ father exhausted the footage to highlight their own problems of dangerous driving and ensure no-one else suffers like they have

A driving instructor who left two young sisters paralysed after a “road rage” crash in Northamptonshire has been jailed for four-and-a-half years.

Andrew Nay, 39, disintegrated his Land Rover into the girls’ kinfolk vehicle as he made a right revolve across oncoming commerce on the A509 near Wellingborough.

Katrina Raiba , now eight, and her sister Karlina, six, were left paralysed from the waist down.

The girls’ parents said they would “never be able to forgive” Nay.

Live: Reaction to sentencing of Andrew Nay

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Image caption Katrina( left) and Karlina’s mothers said they remained asking “when will we start experiencing our legs again? ”
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Image caption Former Jaguar Land Rover administrator Andrew Nay, 39, left the two young sisters paralysed after crushing his fellowship 4×4 into their father’s automobile during a road rage chase

Northampton Crown Court was told Nay, a Jaguar Land Rover director and off-road driving instructor, was tailgating and “bullying” a woman who had been driving a Mazda.

To get away from him during his pursuing in October last year, she safely diverted right onto the B547 towards Little Harrowden.

Nay, who was find chortling with his male fare, accept a Mercedes and then, in an attempt to follow the Mazda, made an “absolutely ridiculous” turn, the court heard.

He hit the family’s Vauxhall Signum that was travelling along the A509 in the opposite direction.

The girls’ mothers, Roberts Raibais and Renate Raiba, released a statement alleging: “Andrew Nay’s foolhardy activities had devastating consequences for our two beautiful daughters.

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Image caption The girl children and their parents( visualized before the gate-crash ), who said they would “never be able to forgive” Andrew Nay
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Image caption Katrina and Karlina Raiba( liter to r) who were left paralysed after the car gate-crash

“Katrina and Karlina are very happy, active children and he has cheated them of that. We will never be able to forgive him.

“Every day they expect ‘when will we start appearing our legs again? ‘ They think it’s going to get better and it’s more hard to tell them.”

Nay, from Weldon, Corby, acknowledged four weighs of making serious injury by hazardous driving, but disavowed he had been chasing the Mazda prior to the crash.

Judge Adrienne Lucking QC alleged: “This was a prolonged, lingering and deliberate trend of even worse driving.

“No sentence I can legislate will ever feel like enough for this family.”

The judge told Nay his account of episodes had been “incredible and inconsistent”.

Sgt Tony Hopkins, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit in Northamptonshire, answered: “This is probably one of the most tragic examples that I guess I’ve had to deal with in my job to date.

“There is no end for their own families, this will go on for years and this will affect them for years.”

He added: “I’m pleased to see that the judge has been able to see through Mr Nay’s story, and has been able to see what the watches have attested to us over the few months, to highlight how long this incident actually went on for.”

Jaguar Land Rover’ said in a statement: “We are deep saddened by this horrible incident and our thoughts are with the Raiba family. We can confirm that Andrew Nay is no longer an employee of Jaguar Land Rover.”


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