Motorist (76) receives penalty points for 'passing close' to cyclist

Motorist (76) receives penalty points for 'passing close' to cyclist

A 76-YEAR-OLD woman has admitted driving without due care and attention following an incident involving her vehicle and a cyclist at Portaferry Road, Newtownards.

Rosie Simpson, of Strangford Park, committed the offence on December 19 last year.

Newtownards Magistrates' Court heard a cyclist reported a "close pass" and images of the incident had been recorded.

The defendant was given three penalty points and fined £200.