Moment disqualified driver crashes stolen car head-on into bus stop before fleeing the scene

Moment disqualified driver crashes stolen car head-on into bus stop before fleeing the scene – as she is jailed for two years

  • Monique Moss, 46, crashed a stolen car into a bus stop in Crawley, West Sussex
  • Moss, who was banned from driving, was filmed fleeing on foot after the crash
  • She had reportedly stolen the keys after attending a friend’s home on July 2
  • Moss is now jailed for two years, with four years added to her disqualification 

This is the moment a disqualified woman driver was filmed as she ploughed a stolen car head-on into a bus stop before fleeing the scene.

Dashcam footage shows Monique Moss, 46, in the collision in Crawley, West Sussex, before she abandons the Ford Focus and walks off.

Officers attended the scene at around 8am on July 2 and secured the vehicle, and enquiries led to the arrest of Moss soon afterwards. 

Moss had reportedly attended a friend’s address in the town earlier that morning, and left with a set of keys which she used to steal the car.

Monique Moss, 46, appeared before Lewes Crown Court on 28 October, where she was sentenced to a total of 24 months' imprisonment and was further disqualified from driving for four years.

Monique Moss, 46, appeared before Lewes Crown Court on 28 October, where she was sentenced to a total of 24 months’ imprisonment and was further disqualified from driving for four years.

Dashcam footage shows Moss n the collision in Crawley, West Sussex, before she abandons the Ford Focus and walks off

Dashcam footage shows Moss n the collision in Crawley, West Sussex, before she abandons the Ford Focus and walks off

Checks revealed Moss was already disqualified from driving. 

She was subsequently charged with six offences including dangerous driving, theft of a vehicle, driving while disqualified, being in charge of a vehicle left in dangerous circumstances, failing to report a road traffic collision and driving while uninsured.

Moss appeared before Lewes Crown Court on October 28, where she was sentenced to a total of 24 months’ imprisonment and was further disqualified from driving for four years.

Detective Sergeant Mark Williams, of Crawley CID, said: ‘Moss could have seriously injured herself or someone else, and it is only by chance that no one else was involved in the collision that morning.

‘She took absolutely no responsibility for her actions, even walking away from the wreckage as if nothing had happened.

‘Thanks to the swift response of our officers from the Crawley Neighbourhood Response Team, we were able to secure vital evidence including this dash cam footage, which helped to lead to a conviction.’

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