The driver in a fatal incident at Victoria International Airport last summer will appear in court for sentencing after pleading guilty last week.
Shirley Murray Zerbin, 82, pleaded guilty to to driving without due care and attention. The Motor Vehicle Act charge has a maximum penalty of a $2,000 fine plus six months in jail. The minimum is a $100 fine. She’s scheduled to appear for sentencing June 12 at the Victoria law courts.
Witnesses to the July 29 crash said a white sedan was driving fast when it went over the curb from the parking lot, across the airport entry road and over a raised grass area where it struck a taxi and a table full of people. The vehicle carried on and hit a baggage carrier structure then crossed another stretch of pavement before hitting the airport security building.
Yellow Cab driver Ramesh Sharma, 57, was killed and seven others were injured.