Damien Hubbard Biography — Wiki
Damien Hubbard was the victim who was killed by Daniel Bracher and badly injured his partner after the driver ploughing into them as they crossed the road. Bracher mowed down the couple after overtaking vehicles on the wrong side of the road while travelling at 40mph in a 30mph zone.
Harrowing dashcam footage shows Bracher hitting the brakes in his red Peugeot 207, but it wasn’t enough to avoid the fatal collision in Parkfield Road, Wolverhampton.
Damien Hubbard Age
Damien Hubbard was 43 years old while his partner is 55 years old.
Damien Hubbard killed by Daniel Bracher after speeding; partner badly injured
Daniel Bracher mowed down the couple after overtaking vehicles on the wrong side of the road while travelling at 40mph in a 30mph zone at 7 am on December 12 last year.
Damien Hubbard was pronounced dead at the scene while his 55-year-old partner was left seriously injured. However, A year on and she continues to receive treatment for life-changing injuries and will require further operations for some time to come.
Police arrested Bracher at the scene and he later pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous driving and causing serious injury by dangerous driving.
Daniel Bracher was speeding when he overtook cars on the wrong side of the road. He collided with a couple as they crossed.
— West Midlands Police (@WMPolice) December 18, 2020
What we know so far about Daniel Bracher
Daniel Bracher was jailed for six years and nine months at Wolverhampton Crown Court on Thursday. He will be banned from driving for more than seven years on his release and will be required to sit an extended retest before being allowed behind the wheel again.
Sergeant Dean Caswell, of West Midlands Police, said afterwards: ‘Driving on the wrong side of the road is inexcusable under these circumstances and the cost, in this case, was high. ‘It took just seconds to make a bad decision and a life was lost.
‘Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of the man who died and also his partner who, not only has to deal with her own grief, but faces considerable treatment for her injuries.’