Senior caught on video running down man receives one year driving ban
A New Brunswick senior who pleaded guilty to running down a man with his car in a Saint John parking lot won't be driving for a year.
69-year-old Gene Williams got into an argument with several men in another vehicle in Grand Bay in February.
He then pursued them to a parking lot in Saint John, where cellphone video showed the SUV hitting the victim, who was tossed into the air.
The man was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and later released.
Williams was charged with assault with a weapon, dangerous driving, and leaving the scene of an accident.
He was handed a six-month conditional sentence on Monday.
Williams was was also ordered to pay a $200 surcharge and is prohibited from driving for a year.