Driver who hospitalised Essex cyclist 'thought he'd hit run over a kebab box'

James Prile given penalty points and a £790 for hospitalising Christopher Marcus

(Photo: Lonpicman/CC3.0)

A driver in Essex has admitted to driving without due car and attention after hitting a cyclist and driving off, saying that he "thought he'd driven over a kebab box".

James Prile admitted to having knocked Christopher Marcus off his bike on August 14 2016, continuing with his journey to the supermarket before getting a call from his wife saying that he was being sought by police.

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