I thought we had a thread about this somewhere, but couldn't find one.
Obviously, this thread isn't about 'ordinary' collisions in which drivers are inattentive in causing harm, but about cases in which, whether because of momentary anger or deliberately and with forethought, drivers hit people, whether these are themselves in a motor vehicle or whether they walk or cycle. Needless to say, victims that fall into the latter two categories are most at risk, but people sometimes try to attack other drivers with their car, too.
It also includes terrorism, sadly very prominent recently with the attacks at Westminster Bridge and London Bridge, or indeed in Nice and Berlin.
It must be said about all such attacks that they are fortunately very rare.
There is a variety of outcomes, ranging from (rare) murder sentences being handed down to drivers receiving light penalties.
A case in Australia in which the perpetrator used a motorcycle:
Arguably, this is a case of using a car as a weapon, too:
As is this:
This was a terrible attack in Victorian Grove in Stoke Newington:
Fortunately, she was caught and convicted. Her sentence was three years in prison.
A terrible (what appears to be) murder a few days ago in Leytonstone:
Here's a recent example in London in which a driver appears to have driven at another driver, who had got out of his car because of a disagreement, and then ended up on the bonnet:
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