THIS is the chilling moment a lorry driver scrolling through X-rated websites on his phone smashed into a traffic jam at 60mph, killing three people.
Ion Nica Onut, 41, had been searching for 'casual sexual partners' for FORTY MINUTES before crashing into a Vauxhall and a Toyota on the A1 in Co. Durham, a court heard today.
nvestigators discovered he'd been "constantly" using his phone to access sites 'Sh*g Today' and 'Mystic Match' as he drove.
Paul Mullen, 51, and couple Elaine Sullivan, 59, and David Daglish, 57, were killed instantly as a fireball erupted and incinerated their vehicles on July 15.
Durham Crown Court heard traffic on the major route was slow, with half-hour delays and a 50mph speed limit in place.
Prosecutor Nicholas Dry said another motorist became concerned about Onut's driving after spotting his lorry swerving onto the hard shoulder and then back into the carriageway.
Lorry driver looking at X-rated dating sites ploughs into cars killing three people in fireball smash
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