Jail for Ely man who caused his wife’s death in collision on A10
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An Ely man has been handed a four-year jail term after pleading guilty to causing death by dangerous driving.
Jose Gomes, 44, of Welland Place, admitted causing the death of his wife Tania Macedo in a collision on the A10 near Stretham, in October 2013.
Ms Macedo, 25, was a passenger in a blue Honda Civic being driven by Gomes, with their then two-year-old daughter a passenger in the rear of the vehicle.
The girl suffered serious injuries, including a broken collar bone, in the incident but recovered following treatment at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, in Cambridge.
The other vehicles involved were a silver Volvo V70 and a blue Renault Megane.
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The driver of the Volvo, a 34-year-old man, was uninjured.
Two passengers in the vehicle, a 38-year-old woman and a seven-year-old boy, both from the Ely area, suffered minor injuries. The driver of the Renault, a second 43-year-old man, was uninjured.
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Following the incident, Gomes was charged with causing death by dangerous driving. Appearing at Cambridge Crown Court, Gomes was also disqualified from driving for five years by Judge Jonathan Howarth.