Jail term follows Riddings crash for Scunthorpe motorist (23)
A DRIVER who stole a car before crashing it in to a wall has been jailed.
Thomas Gibbons, 23, of Dean Road, Scunthorpe, admitted aggravated vehicle taking, failing to stop and reporting a road traffic accident and driving without a licence or insurance at North Lincolnshire Magistrates' Court.
Deborah Gibson, prosecuting, said Gibbons crashed the stolen Vauxhall Corsa in to a wall on Willoughby Road on November 30, just minutes after stealing it.
Andrew Pascoe, mitigating, asked for the sentence to be served at the same time as a 14-month sentence he was given for affray at Grimsby Crown Court last year.
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For the aggravated vehicle taking, he was given an eight-week custodial sentence that will be served concurrently.
He was disqualified from driving for 18 months.
There was no separate penalty for the other offences.