Archive - November 27, 2015

Diabetic man who hid condition from DVLA and employer jailed for causing cyclist’s death

A delivery driver has been jailed for over three-and-a-half years for causing the death of a 53-year-old man after having a severe hypo behind the wheel.

Fred Sygrove, 24, started a 44-month jail sentence on Sunday November 22. He was diagnosed with diabetes in 2008, and obtained a driving licence in 2010.

He told Reading Crown Court that he had no recollection of the crash after blacking out and losing control of the vehicle. It was not disclosed which type of diabetes Sygrove has.

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