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Merseypride Travel boss Tracey Hannell fined after deaths of revellers from Bestival Festival
5:16pm Wednesday 28th August 2013 in News
A TRAVEL firm boss has been fined following a coach crash which killed three people coming home from the Bestival music festival.
Tracey Hannell, of Merseypride Travel, was fined £4,300 at Guildford Magistrates'' Court after admitting two charges.
Passengers Kerry Ogden, 23, and Michael Molloy, 18, were killed along with the driver Colin Daulby, 63, in the accident on the A3 in Surrey in September last year.
She pleaded guilty to charges of allowing the use of a vehicle with a tyre with ply or cord exposed and permitting the number of passengers to exceed the number of seats on the vehicle.
She was fined £4,000 for the first charge, £300 for the second and also ordered to pay £85 costs and a £15 surcharge.
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