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Driver who live streamed himself on Facebook speeding at 120mph is jailed

A dangerous driver has been jailed after filming himself racing other cars and hitting breakneck speeds on winding country roads.

Justin Dean Jones uploaded multiple clips of his reckless behaviour last summer, clutching his mobile phone in one hand as he sped through the 30mph zone of his hometown of Llanelli, Dyfed.

He was seen overtaking vehicles on pedestrian crossings in broad daylight and whizzed past other drivers as fast as 120mph on the A484 Loughor link road.

In the videos, filmed between July 2 and July 14, Jones can be seen lowering the camera to the speedometer to boast of his performance to his viewers.

But he was stopped dead in his tracks after Dyfed-Powys Police investigated the clips and charged him with three counts of dangerous driving.

Jones, 30, was given a two year sentence and has also been disqualified from driving for five years.

An anti-social behaviour destruction order has also been granted for his Vauxhall Astra and BMW X5.


Sgt Ian Price, of the Go Safe road safety partnership, said the sentence ‘shows the high risk he poses to other road users’.

He added: ‘It is a clear message that this type of behaviour is unacceptable and ensures the removal of a dangerous driver from society and we hope that it gives him enough time to reflect on his actions in prison.

‘We would like to thank Road Safety Support for helping us in this matter and ensuring this individual is no longer a danger to society over the next two years.’

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