Kingsbury woman sentenced for hit and run that left pensioner injured

Zakia Ahmadi, 44, got out of her car saw 82-year-old man on the ground and drove off

A female hit-and-run driver who left a pensioner with a fractured hip as he crossed a road in Kingsbury has been given a suspended jail sentence today.

Zakia Ahmadi, of Fairway Avenue, Kingsbury, failed to stop at the scene after she struck the 82-year-old man in Stag Lane, on October 16 last year at around 10.40am.

The 44-year-old got out of her silver VW Caddy saw the elderly man lying on the ground and drove off.

He was taken to hospital suffering from a fractured hip and later discharged following hospital treatment.

Ahmadi later gave herself into Wembley Police Station where she was arrested and subsequently charged with careless and inconsiderate driving and common assault.

Last month, Hendon Magistrates’ Court found her guilty of the former charge and she was acquitted of the latter.

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She was sentenced to 14 weeks in jail, suspended for 12 months, ordered to do 150 unpaid community service, disqualified from driving for nine months and must pay �620 costs.