Email By court reporter Rebecca Opie Updated July 23, 2019 16:50:49 Photo: Amanpreet Singh (R) is facing a District Court trial. (ABC News) Map: Adelaide 5000 An Adelaide taxi driver had 180 metres to react to a pedestrian crossing a road but was distracted by his company booking monitor and so fatigued he did not know he had killed the man, a court has heard. Key points:Mr Singh has pleaded not guilty to dangerous driving causing deathProsecutors allege he was involuntarily falling asleep and dropping his head before the fatal crashThe victim was killed on impact Amanpreet Singh has pleaded not guilty in the South Australian District Court to causing death by dangerous driving.The 30-year-old is accused of causing the death of Manjit Dhadwal, 61, who was crossing Anzac Highway at Kurralta Park just before 11:00pm on November 22, 2017.In his opening address, prosecutor Michael Foundas told the jury that Mr Singh was not keeping a proper lookout because he was fatigued and distracted.”The accused did not brake, he did not swerve, he didn’t even reduce his speed at all prior to the moment of impact … In short, he took no evasive action whatsoever prior to driving his car… Read full this story
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