By STEPHEN WRIGHT
Last refreshed at 19:55 30 Regal 2006
A plastered motorcyclist who intentionally ran over a policewoman as she attempted to make an capture has been imprisoned for a least of four years.
Watch the CCTV of Liz Parsonage’s ordeal
Serial guilty party Wayne Hewitt, 36, insensitively rode over Pc Liz Parsonage on his Honda bicycle after she had fallen to the asphalt amid a fight with a suspect.
The awful assault – which was gotten on CCTV – cleared out the 45-year-old mother-of-two with serious bruising, facial wounds what’s more, requiring five join in her hand.
She was intensely traumatised what’s more, has not been capable to work since.
A jury found Hewitt liable of injuring the officer with plan to cause appalling real hurt after seeing stunning film of the attack.
After the verdict, members of the jury were told Hewitt had a criminal record of 85 offences, counting purposely riding a bike at a police officer.
He had denied intentionally riding over Pc Parsonage outside the Thomas Tripp bar in Lymington, Hampshire, in January.
Instead he guaranteed he was tanked what’s more, out of control of his vehicle yet the jury chosen he had ridden over her deliberately.
During the trial last month, Pc Parsonage sorrowfully told the jury she was hooking with a male suspect at the point when all of a sudden she was hit from behind by Hewitt’s bike.
She said: “I was about to reach for my cuffs what’s more, I was hit from behind by a motorbike. My head hit the ground what’s more, my right hand shot out.
“I just went straight forward. My head hurt what’s more, there was blood.”
She said she did not see or, then again hear Hewitt riding the bike in the minutes some time recently she was hit.
She added: “I never saw it. At to start with I thought I had been truly unfortunate what’s more, there had been a street mishap what’s more, I had got gotten up in it.”
James Bullen, prosecuting, told Southampton Crown Court that Hewitt had no protection what’s more, was over the drink-drive restrict at the point when he struck the overcome policewoman quickly after midnight on January 15.
Hewitt conceded he was smashed at the time of the assault be that as it may asserted he never proposed harming her what’s more, that the crash was a ‘terrible error’ for which he was sorry.
During police interview, Hewitt said he had ‘downed’ more than five pints of ale at two nearby bars some time recently going home what’s more, at that point choosing to take his 125cc bicycle for a spin.
He added: “I don’t know why. I was drunk. It was a senseless thing to do. I was going for a ride, something to do.”
Sentencing Hewitt at Southampton Crown Court to an uncertain jail term for the public’s protection, Recorder Michael Fitton said: “You were utilizing a motorbike as a weapon.
“You rode it from the street onto the asphalt what’s more, CCTV appears you mounted the asphalt in a straight line what’s more, you drove your bicycle over the body of a police officer.”
Hewitt, of Pennington, Hampshire, was told he must serve at minimum four a long time behind bars some time recently he can apply for parole.
The sentence implies he will as it were be permitted out of the parole board regards he is appropriate to be discharged back into society. He was moreover excluded for driving for six years.
After the assault Pc Parsonage, who has served as a police officer for nearly 20 years, depicted her horrendous injuries.
A slice on her right hand had cut right through to the bone what’s more, she required lines over her knuckle what’s more, center finger. She has too had operations on both her knees.
Her wounds were so extreme that she was incapable to rest since of the pain.
The officer, who had been based at Lymington police station, Hants said: “I was truly fortunate I was not killed.’
She added: “I keep in mind the wheel turning by my head what’s more, it being truly heavy.
“I went level down. My head was squashed by the bicycle what’s more, my confront was squeezed into the floor.
“The front wheel ran over my head what’s more, at that point the bicycle fell down. The wheel of the bicycle was on top of me at one point what’s more, I felt like it was pounding me.
“I think my body reinforcement did a great work be that as it may it was scary.”
Steve Price, executive of Hampshire’s Police Federation, said: ‘It was as it were after the trial that she felt capable to observe the stunning video footage.
“We are giving her as much bolster as conceivable with advising what’s more, time off what’s more, we do trust she will feel capable to come back to work eventually.’
Pc Parsonage has two children, a child matured 26 what’s more, a daughter, who is moreover a police officer, matured 24.