• Murhaf Radi, Europe Editor

Hit-and-run driver on her mobile hit man only to find out later it was her father-in-law

A HIT-AND-RUN driver who was on her phone hit a man on a zebra crossing - only to find out later it was her father-in-law.


Fathetha Begun Abedin, 29, was distracted by her mobile when she hit her 61-year-old relative leaving him seriously injured in Leicester, according to the Sun.


The collision threw Fathetha Begun Abedin's father-in-law onto the bonnetCredit: Leicester Mercury/BPM MEDIA

UK --The collision threw her father-in-law onto her bonnet and smashed her windscreen.


Abedin, who repeatedly lied to try to cover-up her involvement in the crash, has now been jailed for 18 months.


Despite suffering a fractured pelvis, her father-in-law appeared in court to support Abedin and stand by her< the Sun published.


The pharmacy assistant had not stopped to help him and instead kept on driving - leading to a police appeal to find the person responsible.


She even had her broken windscreen repaired before police had a chance to examine it in an attempt to cover up the crime.


Abedin eventually pleaded guilty to two offences - causing serious injury by dangerous driving and perverting the course of justice.


She was arrested and interviewed 11 days after the crash.


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