Policeman who starred in Road Wars TV show killed women aged 87 and 88 in horror collision

Mail Online | 4/18/2020 | Brendan Mcfadden For Mailonline
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A policeman who starred on the hit TV series Road Wars killed two women aged 86 and 87 in a collision, an inquest heard.

PC Darren Staley was driving to a 999 call in his 4x4 Mitsubishi Outlander, which had its blue lights flashing, when he collided with a Nissan Micra, carrying the women.

Dr - Gwyneth - DeCamps - Mrs - Ann

Dr Gwyneth DeCamps and Mrs Ann Valley, who had just left a luncheon group meeting at a golf club, both suffered traumatic injuries in the horror crash, Reading Coroners Court heard.

The Micra driven by Mrs Valley was slowly emerging from a junction when PC Staley smashed into it while travelling at 49mph.

Mrs - Valley - Scene - Mrs - DeCamps

Mrs Valley, aged 87, died at the scene while Mrs DeCamps, aged 88, died shortly after in hospital on January 23, 2018.

PC Staley, a dog handler, was said to have acted heroically in the immediate aftermath of the crash.

Inquest - Heard - Silver - Police - Vehicle

The jury-led inquest heard he rushed from his unmarked silver coloured police vehicle to check on women in the vehicle which suffered extensively damaged.

After checking his police dog was unharmed, he gained entry to the white Nissan from the rear door and comforted and reassured the women as they sat injured and dying.

Police - Paramedics - Coroner

Police and paramedics arrived shortly after, he told the coroner.

Alison McCormick, the assistant Berkshire Coroner, said that medical examinations revealed both women died of blunt force trauma to the chest following the collision at 3.50pm on the A4 Bath Road in Calcot, Reading, Berkshire.

Collision - Effects - Intoxication - Alcohol - Drugs

No-one involved in the collision was suffering the effects of intoxication through alcohol or drugs.

And none of the occupants of either vehicle had any health issues which may have contributed to the collision.

Vehicles - Condition - Examination

Both vehicles were found to be in good condition following forensic examination.

Thames Valley Police officer PC Staley was known as PC 'Daz' Staley in Road Wars, and served...
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