Man who killed teenager riding stolen moped in De Beauvoir gets ban
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A man who killed a teenager when his car collided with a moped has been banned from driving for 18 months.
Faruq Bilal, 23, collided with Michael McGuiness, 18, at the junction of Southgate Road and Downham Road, De Beauvoir, on May 9 last year.
Mr McGuiness, who lived in Essex Road and was riding a stolen moped at the time, died at the scene at about 2am.
He was riding alongside a friend who was later arrested for fleeing the scene of the crash.
Bilal, of Burma Road, Stoke Newington, was arrested following the incident.
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He pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous driving at Blackfriars Crown Court on July 17. He was given a 12 month community order, will have to complete 200 hours of unpaid work and was banned from driving for 18 months.
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