A DRIVER has been jailed after a dangerous overtake, leaving a victim seriously injured, in Chipping Norton.

Jason Zibarras, of Oxford Road, Enstone, was sentenced to a year and a half in prison in a hearing at Oxford Crown Court on Friday (December 22/12) and has been banned from driving for three years.

On 26 January last year, Zibarras, 50, was driving a Porsche Taycan at high speed along the A3400 near Chipping Norton when he overtook another vehicle on a solid white line at the crest of a hill, resulting in him colliding with a Volvo v50 and Renault Capture.

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The driver of the Volvo, a man in his thirties, sustained life-changing injuries.

Investigating officer PC Mark Jones, of the Joint Operations Roads Policing Unit, said: “The victims’ lives and those of their families have been tipped upside down due to Jason Zibarras deciding to drive so dangerously.

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“I would like to thank all the witnesses who have assisted this investigation and who are still affected by what they encountered at the scene.

“I hope this sentence today serves as a reminder to people who chose to drive in such a manner that there are consequences not only for them but for others too.”


A full article on the court proceedings of Zibarras will be published next week