The drunk driver who ran a cyclist over in Temse on Monday night will have to spend an additional month in prison, the East-Flanders Public Prosecutor's Office have announced.
On Monday evening shortly after 22:00, the lifeless body of a 16 year-old cyclist was discovered on Doornstraat in Temse.
Shortly afterwards, police found a motorist on Beeldstraat in Sint-Niklaas who had crashed into a lamp post, after which the driver was arrested and taken into a police station.
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He tested positive for alcohol and drugs and was immediately suspected of having run the cyclist over a few hours earlier in Temse.
On Friday, the driver was summoned to court in Dendermonde, where the judge informed him that he would be imprisoned for another month.