'Out of control' driver handed three-year sentence for driving into cyclist

Natalie Pyne was appearing in court after the incident on June 7 last year

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The driver of an Audi Q7 that was driven into a cyclist and ended up in the front of a beauty salon has been handed a three year custodial sentence and banned from driving for four years by Kingston Crown Court.

During the sentencing of 31-year-old Natalie Pyne, Judge Susan Tapping branded the motorist "out of control", after the court proved that she drove at cyclist Simon Edgely after an altercation.

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Jack Elton-Walters hails from the Isle of Wight, and would be quick to tell anyone that it's his favourite place to ride. He has covered a varied range of topics for Cycling Weekly, producing articles focusing on tech, professional racing and cycling culture. He moved on to work for Cyclist Magazine in 2017 where he stayed for four years until going freelance. He now returns to Cycling Weekly from time-to-time to cover racing, review cycling gear and write longer features for print and online.